Monkey King Volume 01

Birth of the Stone Monkey

From the Series Monkey King

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Monkey King follows the adventures of Sun Wu Kong, born from a stone on Spring Mountain and given the title of Handsome Monkey King, who seeks to learn the secret of eternal life. Under the tutelage of the Buddhist Master Puti, Sun Wu Kong becomes incredibly powerful, but his hubris grows until he has run afoul of the gods, who dispatch an army to Spring Mountain to subdue the Monkey King, who has declared himself the “Emperor of Heaven”.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-8-99834-101-5
$23.99 $17.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Publisher JR Comics ®
Imprint JR Comics ®
Language English
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.5
BISACS JUV022000, JUV030020, JUV008000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 840
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“There may be children in the world who don’t wish they were monkeys. This book will change their minds.” —Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Chao Peng

Author: Wei Dong Chen

Wei Dong Chen has published more than 300 cartoons and is the founder of Creator World in Tianjin, the largest comics studio in China. He lives in China.