Featuring YEAR OF THE CAT! | By RICHARD HO and JOCELYN LI LANGRAND
LAUNCH EVENT! Starring Year of the Cat by RICHARD HO and JOCELYN LI LANGRAND!
Join us for this after-school evening book launch! Author RICHARD HO and artist JOCELYN LI LANGRAND will take you and your young reader on a journey to discover the real story of the Zodiac. This is the untold tale of one feline who won't be forgotten in Year of the Cat— a gorgeous, all-ages picture book that's bound to become your family's next favorite illustrated classic.
Rat won the Great Race, which determined the order of the Chinese zodiac calendar. But he did it using trickery that left poor Cat behind. Now, Rat wants to make amends... or so he says. Rat, Pig, Dog, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Horse, Snake, Dragon, Tiger, Rabbit, and Ox all set off to apologize to Cat. Yet somehow, by the end of the journey, Rat is the only one left. And Cat has a surprise for him.
RICHARD HO's sly and perfectly paced text unfolds an exciting animal adventure, full of nods to the traditional Great Race tale. And watch out for an unexpected, delicious twist when Cat doesn’t find Rat’s apology quite sincere! JOCELYN LI LANGRAND's joyful and expressive illustrations bring the journey to vibrant life, full of details that reward a closer look. Together, text and art are an homage to the traditional Great Race tale and a funny, subversive update for today’s young readers.
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