Journey to the West Series | 西游记 4册
Journey to the West is one of the four great classical novels of Chinese Literature that has entertained countless adults and children with its adventure story rich with mythical creatures and legendary characters. It is an account of the religious pilgrimage of Xuanzang, a monk from the Tang Dynasty, to the “Western regions” (Central Asia and India) to obtain Buddhist sacred scriptures and return after many trials and suffering. He is to complete the task with the help from his three disciples - Sun Wukong, Zhu Bajie and Sha Wujing, together with a white horse that is transformed from a Dragon Prince, who agree to help Xuanzang as an atonement for their sins. This epic tale is a creative blend of real story (Xuanzang is a Buddhist scholar) with Chinese folk tale, Chinese myth, Taoist and Buddhist philosophy that encourage good morals. This 4-book series are specially put together for children using colorful graphics and cute cartoon illustration to engage their interest. 16 most popular adventures are selected, featuring 4 in each book in this series. Each story is retold using simple Chinese text and short sentences for easy reading and better understanding. This is a good starter to Chinese literary classics that offer glimpses into Chinese culture and heritage.
- Recommended Age: 5 to 10 years old
- Product Material: Hard cover
- Language: Simplified Chinese
- Pages: 108 per book