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The Race

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School journal level 2 May 2017 cover image.

by Chris Tse

illustrated by Ant Sang

In this play, Chris Tse retells a traditional Chinese story about how the twelve animals that make up the Chinese zodiac came to be chosen and how their order was decided. All twelve of the Zodiac animals are characters in the play, although only six of them have speaking parts. 

Series: School Journal Level 2 May 2017

Learning area: English, The Arts, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: astrology, China, Chinese zodiac, competition, drama, fables, humour, legends, plays, signs of the zodiac, swimming, trickery

In: School Journal Level 2 May 2017

Publication date: May 2017

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