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Chinese Zodiac Animals

Chinese Zodiac Animals

by Sanmu Tang
     
 

Children will love to learn all about their Chinese zodiac animal with this great multicultural book for kids.

Which Chinese zodiac animal are you? A clever rat? A brave tiger? A hardworking ox? Or an energetic dragon?

In ancient China, each sign marked a different year in a 12-year calendar. Over time, people believed that a person's character and

Overview

Children will love to learn all about their Chinese zodiac animal with this great multicultural book for kids.

Which Chinese zodiac animal are you? A clever rat? A brave tiger? A hardworking ox? Or an energetic dragon?

In ancient China, each sign marked a different year in a 12-year calendar. Over time, people believed that a person's character and destiny were somehow decided by his or her zodiac animal.

Chinese Zodiac Animals explains the traits of each animal sign and what luck the future might hold for the person born under that sign. Chinese Zodiac Animals is a fun and informative way to learn about an important part of Chinese traditional culture.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
This small-format guide teaches readers about characteristics of their Chinese zodiac signs, conveyed by cute cartoon illustrations: a “selfless” sheep tends to a broken robot, while an “impulsive and willful” horse goes skydiving. Tang includes advice about choosing professions, money management, as well as lucky colors and compatible signs. Readers with burgeoning interests in horoscopes should find it an engaging diversion. Ages 4–8. (Oct.)
From the Publisher
"This small-format guide teaches readers about characteristics of their Chinese zodiac signs, conveyed by cute cartoon illustrations: a "selfless" sheep tends to a broken robot, while an "impulsive and willful" horse goes skydiving. Tang includes advice about choosing professions, money management, as well as lucky colors and compatible signs. Readers with burgeoning interests in horoscopes should find it an engaging diversion." —Publishers Weekly

"...a fun and informative way to learn about the ancient Chinese Zodiac, explaining the traits of each animal sign and what luck the future might hold for the person born under that sign." —Kid World Citizen blog

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602209770
Publisher:
Shanghai Press
Publication date:
10/10/2011
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Sanmu Tang Studio was founded in 2003 in China's Shijiazhuang City. The studio's dedicated professional designers have a rich experience in illustration. Their work includes the English language series Chinese Festivals. Some of their digital work are now available on Apple's online store.

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