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Cat and Rat

The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Ed Young; Illustrated by the Author

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To select the animals of the zodiac, the Jade Emperor has called for a race between all the animals.

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Praise for Cat and Rat

"In this intriguing picture book, Caldecott Medalist Young...retells a Chinese folktale about the origins of the zodiac....Complex and well-told, the story will hold the reader's interest."--Publishers Weekly

"Once again Mr. Young has brought ancient folktales to life with his stunning and, in the case of 'Cat and Rat,' startling artwork."--New York Times Book Review

"Handsome design and execution."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Ed Young; Illustrated by the Author

  • Ed Young was born in China and spent his childhood in Shanghai. The illustrator of many books for children, he has received numerous awards, including a Caldecott Honor. Ed Young lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
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Available Formats and Book Details

Cat and Rat

The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Ed Young; Illustrated by the Author

  • Trade Paperback

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