A beautifully illustrated collection of 20 Chinese myths retold for children aged 7-9. Delve into a world of magical creatures, powerful gods and brave warriors in this thrilling compendium of Chinese myths. With 20 exciting tales alongside fascinating historical information, this is a must-have introduction for young readers intrigued by the ancient civilisation 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. This book on Chinese myths for children offers: – Over 20 fascinating Chinese myths, covering famous classics and lesser-known stories.

– Striking illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder. – A beautiful gold foil cover and gilded edges. – Profiles of the gods, heroes, and creatures of ancient China complete with a pronunciation guideThis book brings ancient China to life and is the perfect gift for children who love history and mythology.

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. At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

So why not complete the collection!Marvel at stories from Ancient Greece with Greek Myths, uncover action-packed tales of extraordinary creatures and compelling gods and goddesses with Norse Myths and learn about one of the world’s great early civilisations with Egyptian Myths.