The cat's tale : why the years are named for animals / Doris Orgel ; illustrated by Meilo So. - SHERLOC
The cat's tale : why the years are named for animals / Doris Orgel ; illustrated by Meilo So.
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New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
Zodiac -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- China -- Juvenile literature.
Astrology, Chinese -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
"A Neal Porter book."
Willow's pet cat Mao relates how the Jade Emperor chose twelve animals to represent the years in the Chinese calendar and why there is no Year of the Cat. Includes end notes on the twelve-year lunar cycle and the Chinese zodiac animals.