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  • Published: 9 July 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241664766
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $37.99

Myths of China

Meet the Gods, Creatures, and Heroes of Ancient China




A beautifully illustrated collection of more than 20 Chinese myths retold for children

Delve into a world of magical creatures, powerful gods and brave warriors in this thrilling compendium of ancient Chinese myths. With more than 20 exciting tales alongside fascinating historical information, this is a must-have introduction for young readers intrigued by the ancient civilization of China.

From the creation of the world to the first emperors, this book charts the full sweep of ancient Chinese mythology, revealing fascinating elements of culture and religion along the way. The enthralling stories introduce mighty gods and mischievous creatures, while a handy reference section is packed with information about the ancient Chinese people themselves. Learn why the Chinese New Year is celebrated with lots of noise, how Yi the Archer shot down nine suns shining in the sky, and how the Chinese zodiac began.

It's time to ride on the back of a Chinese dragon, cross the Milky Way on the Magpie Bridge, and join the Jade Rabbit on the Moon. This book brings ancient China to life and is the perfect gift for children who love history and mythology.

  • Published: 9 July 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241664766
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $37.99