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The horse race : based on the ancient Chinese classic "Tian Ji's horse race" / illustrated by Zhang Qiu ; calligraphy by Wang Lifu ; translated by Chen Xiao Bo and Mu Dan ; adapted by Ranjula Maskey, Shristhi Shakya and James Entrikin.

Authors: Maskey, Ranjula.
Call number: jChinese 398.2 MAS
Publisher: Lynden, Wash. : J.M. Entrikin Pub., 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Horse racing -- China -- Juvenile fiction.
Contests -- Juvenile fiction.
Chinese text -- Juvenile fiction.
Chinese language materials -- Bilingual -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- History -- Warring States, 403-221 B.C. -- Juvenile fiction.
Title: The horse race : based on the ancient Chinese classic "Tian Ji's horse race" / illustrated by Zhang Qiu ; calligraphy by Wang Lifu ; translated by Chen Xiao Bo and Mu Dan ; adapted by Ranjula Maskey, Shristhi Shakya and James Entrikin.
Additional title: Tian Ji's horse race.
Edition: 1st illustrated ed.
Physical description: 28 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.
Notes: In Chinese with Pinyin transliteration and English.
Summary note: "The Horse Race" is a modern day adaptation of "Tian Ji's Horse Race," an allegorical tale first recorded by the historian Sima Qian. In the Chinese Kingdom of Qi, between 356 and 320 B.C., the king challenges a high ranking officer, Tian Ji, to a horse race. The competition highlights the issues of ethics and strategy that arise when a stronger opponent is pitted against a weaker one.
Added author: Shakya, Shristhi.
Entrikin, James.
Qiu, Zhang, 1980- , illustrator.
Lifu, Wang.
Bo, Chen Xiao.
Dan, Mu.
Sima, Qian, approximately 145-approximately 86 B.C. Shi ji.
ISBN: 9789740513841
9740513840
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1213625
Bib No.: 1213625

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