The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale Of China, Retold From The Journey To The West (Skyhook World Classics)

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If you think Superman or Spiderman has been around a long time, think about Monkey. He has been China's favorite superhero for at least five centuries. He's amazingly strong, he can fly, and he has a few tricks those other superheroes never heard of. And he's always ready to do battle with demons, dragons -- sometimes even the gods.Monkey stars in The Journey to the West, an epic comic fantasy fro...

Age Range: 10 - 12 years
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Series: Skyhook World Classics (Book 4)
Hardcover: 46 pages
Publisher: Skyhook Press (February 15, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9781620355688
ISBN-13: 978-1620355688
ASIN: 162035568X
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3531566
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 ebook

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enth century. The part retold here is about Monkey's origin and early career -- and the one time he didn't come out on top.For ages 10 and up. Not illustrated!/////////////////////////////////////////////////Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of "The Baker's Dozen," "The Sea King's Daughter," "Lady White Snake," and many more children's books. His stories have appeared often in Cricket magazine, while his Web site is known internationally as a prime resource for folktales, storytelling, and reader's theater. Once a professional storyteller, Aaron specializes in lively retellings of folktales and other traditional literature, which have won him honors from the American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Folklore Society.Cover artist Xiaojun Li, a native of Inner Mongolia, was an award-winning children's book illustrator and art director in China before moving to the United States./////////////////////////////////////////////////SAMPLE"Here I am, only four hundred years old," said the Monkey King, "and I've already reached the heights of greatness. What is left to hope and strive for? What can be higher than a king?""Your Majesty," said the gibbon carefully, "we have ever been grateful for that time four centuries ago when you hatched from the stone, wandered into our midst, and found for us this hidden cave behind the waterfall. We made you our king as the greatest honor we could bestow. Still, I must tell you that kings are not the highest of beings.""They're not?" said the Monkey King."No, Your Majesty. Above them are gods, who dwell in Heaven and govern Earth. Then there are Immortals, who have gained great powers and live forever. And finally there are Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, who have conquered illusion and escaped rebirth.""Wonderful!" cried the Monkey King. "Maybe I can become all three!" He considered a moment, then said, "I think I'll start with the Immortals. I'll search the earth till I've found one, then learn to become one myself!"