The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China
Leonard Everett Fisher. Holiday House, $16.95 (36pp) ISBN 978-0-8234-1694-3
Adding to his collections of deities from Ancient Norse, Ancient Maya and Ancient Egypt, Leonard Everett Fisher now introduces 17 of the most powerful in China: The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China. From Nowa, the part-woman, part-dragon Goddess of Humankind, to Sun Wukong, the God of Mischief who is also known as ""the Monkey King,"" Fisher briefly describes a fascinating array of characters that shaped ancient Chinese mythology.
Reviewed on: 03/01/2003