The cat's tale:why the years are named for animals
|a20071218d2008 y engy01 b
|aa z 000yy
|aThe cat's tale|ewhy the years are named for animals|fDoris Orgel ; illustrated by Meilo So
|aNew York|cRoaring Brook Press|d2008
|a1 v. (unpaged)|ccol. ill|d23 x 29 cm
|a"A Neal Porter book."
|aWillow'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