The Chinese Lunar calendar names each year after one of twelve animals, this year is the year of the sheep. Here is a story which tells of the Jade Emperor's clever plan to decide the order the animal years should go in. Find out who came first in The Great Race.
Tell us about your birthday.
- What year were you born?
- Do you know your Chinese zodiac sign? If so, what animal is it? If not, explore the topic of the Chinese New Year and you can find out.
- How do you usually celebrate your birthday?