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The Great Race

The Great Race The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

Published: 3 Jan 2019

Paperback / softback, 32 pages

Recommended for age 5+ and 7+

By Christopher Corr

Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

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Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn how every animal earned its place in the Chinese zodiac by taking part in the Great Race! Discover who will come first to win the ultimate prize, and find out why Cat will never forgive his friend Rat in this ancient folk tale that has been passed from generation to generation. Praise for Deep in the Woods, the previous title from Christopher Corr: '... the book looks like a delectable candy box...

There is a lesson here - about friendship, and sharing - but the book never feels plodding or pedantic... Which may be why the lesson just goes down like the truth.'

Tagged China , Chinese New Year and festivals and occasions

In this interview we talk to Christopher Corr about his book The Great Race and the influences on his colourful style of illustration.

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The Lunar New Year  pack includes picturebooks and nonfiction showing how this festival is celebrated in China and other parts of the world. You can purchase the full pack or individual tites.

The Lunar New Year set

Our collection of books about Lunar New Year covers the origins of the festival, popular tradition and crafts. Find out about how the Chinese New Year is celebrated in China and around the world. This selection includes fiction and nonfiction titles for ages 3 - 11 years.

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