The Race for the Chinese Zodiac

by Gabrielle Wang | Children's Books |
ISBN: 0763667781 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/13/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, January 13, 2018
I got this hardcover from Better World Books. It depicts one of the legends about the origin of the Eastern Zodiac: a race among the animals, with the first twelve finishers each getting a year in the 12-year cycle named for them. Some of the animals are very, very sneaky, and manage to get the advantage over creatures who should have been able to beat them...

[There's a TV Tropes page on the eastern zodiac and its appearances in pop culture.]

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Little Free Library, 300 King St. in Littleton, Massachusetts USA on Friday, February 02, 2018

Released 9 mos ago (2/3/2018 UTC) at Little Free Library, 300 King St. in Littleton, Massachusetts USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I left this book in the Little Free Library on this icy afternoon; hope someone enjoys it!

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*** Released for the 2018 Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes release challenge, for the embedded "chin" in the title. ***

*** Released for the 2018 Asian Zodiac Year of the Dog release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2018 Becky's Hugs release challenge, in memory of Rebecca Ann Johns. ***

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