A retelling of how the Chinese Zodiac and its animals came about. The Jade Emperor initiates a race, promising the first 12 animals who finish they will have a year named after them. The thirteen animals find different ways to cross the river, with a focus on best friends Cat and Rat.
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TES: Bringing in Chinese New Year
British Council: Chinese New Year lesson
Books by Gabrielle Wang & Sally Rippin
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