The Magical Monkey King: Mischief in Heaven (Paperback)

The Magical Monkey King: Mischief in Heaven By Ji Li Jiang, Youshan Tang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ji Li Jiang, Youshan Tang (Illustrator)
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A retelling of stories about the brave, smart, and mischievous Monkey King, accompanied by Chinese brush painting and pen drawings.

Every child in China grows up listening to stories of the irrepressible Monkey King. Smart, brave, powerful, and most of all mischievous, Monkey King finds himself in the midst of adventure at every turn. Join Monkey as he wins his title as King of the Monkeys, studies with a great sage to learn the secrets of immortality, and even takes on the job as a royal gardener in the Kingdom of Heaven. With Monkey, be prepared for surprises

Red Scarf Girl author Ji-Li Jiang's retelling of these stories about the legendary Monkey King are accompanied by brand-new illustrations by Youshan Tang, using Chinese brush painting and pen drawings.

About the Author

Ji-Li Jiang is the author of Red Scarf Girl (an ALA Notable Book), her own account of growing up in China under the Cultural Revolution. Born in Shanghai in 1954, she was a science teacher before coming to the United Sates in 1984. In 1992 she started a company, East West Exchange, to promote cultural exchange between Western countries and China. She lives near San Francisco, California. Youshan Tang grew up in Shanghai, China, and graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and Peking University with degrees in Chinese art and literature. Since 1980, Tang has made his home in San Francisco where the cultural diversity inspires his work. He is also the illustrator of Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella and Anklet for a Princess: A Cinderella Story from India.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781885008251
ISBN-10: 1885008252
Publisher: Shen's Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2004
Pages: 128
Language: English