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The Monkey King

Wu Čcheng-en, Jan Jiráň

Journey to the West, one of the world’s most celebratednovels, was written by Chinese man of letters Wu Cheng’en at the end of the16th century. Our modern adaptation is illustrated by Zdeněk Sklenář, theartist who loved China and receives amazement, delight and respect fromChinese. Admirers included the most famous Chinese actor ever to play theMonkey King, the legendary Liou Xiao Ling Tong.


  • GOLDEN RIBBON 2017 for graphic design, the Czech award focused on literature for children

Rights sold: Simplified Chinese

Size 240 × 290 mm, 208 pages,hardbinding. Age all family. Original title Opičí král, Albatros 2016.


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