Retold by Dawn Casey
Illustrated by Anne Wilson
Which animal will win the race and get the first year of the Chinese calendar named after them? Race along with Rat, Monkey, Dragon, and their companions while discovering the origin of the Chinese Zodiac. This bright and colourful book includes intriguing notes about the Chinese calendar, the festivals, and the animal that rules each year.
Dawn Casey has always been passionate about traditional tales, believing that folklore can help answer some of the deepest questions about humankind. A primary school teacher and writer, Dawn believes that passing on these stories is a great privilege, as well as a great pleasure.
Anne Wilson gains much of her inspiration and use of color from her travels. She has an MA in Illustration from St. Martin's College of Art, London and has been illustrating children's books for several years.