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The Mountain of Marvels. A Celtic Tale of Magic. Retold from the Mwindo Epic.
The Mountain of Marvels. Retold from The Mabinogion. A Finnish Tale of Magic. Retold from the Kalevala. The Magic Flyswatter. A Superhero Tale of Africa. A Superhero Tale of China. Retold from The Journey to the West. ANCIENT FANTASY The Monkey King.
Aaron Shepard does for folklore and epic poems what Charles and Mary Lamb did for Shakespeare in the 1800's .
It was not a "superhero tale of China" China wasn’t even really mentioned in the book, and the monkey wasn’t much of a superhero! Overall, it was a cute book that you might have to read a few times to understand.
Shepard's Ancient Fantasy series retells portions of epic narratives sure to. .A great introductory book to the many fables of the Monkey King. It is fun. It is exciting.
Shepard's Ancient Fantasy series retells portions of epic narratives sure to pique kids' interest. He cannily selects episodes likely to grab the attention of a wide range of middle-graders, his storytelling voice varies to hint at the style of the original. These mini-novels would make fun classroom readalouds, too. No dumb-downs. ~ THE MAGIC FLYSWATTER: A Superhero Tale of Africa, Retold from the Mwindo Epic. Mwindo's father, the chief, never wanted a son and tries to get rid of him - but Mwindo has other ideas, as well as the powers to make them happen.
The Monkey King book. Early reader chapter book version of the monkey king. Great tone gently humorous
The Monkey King book. Great tone gently humorous. Great notes in the epilogue re the history & characters.
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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," "The Monkey King," and many more children's books.
Some error text about your books and stuff. Location: King of Prussia, PA. Condition: Very Good. The Monkey King: a Superhero Tale of China, Retold from the Journey to the West (Ancient Fantasy). May contain minor wear.