cover image The Magical Monkey King

The Magical Monkey King

Ji-Li Jiang. HarperTrophy, $4.95 (128pp) ISBN 978-0-06-442149-2

On the fiction front, one monkey stars in 18 traditional tales in The Magical Monkey King, retold by Ji-li Jiang, illus. by Hui Hui Su-Kennedy. The short stories (each about five pages in length) are set in a large font with b&w illustrations reminiscent of Chinese prints. (May)