Chinese Book of Animal Powers

Chinese Book of Animal Powers

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What are the Chinese Animal Powers? Chungliang Al Huang, celebrated author, artist, teacher, and dancer, reveals the energy and fun of a 2,500-year-old Chinese tradition in this exquisite picture book for all ages. Legend tells us that the Lord Buddha summoned the animals to hear of their power in his sermon under the Banyan Tree. Buddha taught twelve of the animals about their strengths and weaknesses and sent them into the world to guide people in their growth, linking each animal to a month and a year.

Find out which animal powers you were born with and which powers your friends and family possess. Have fun pronouncing Chinese names with sounds that trace back to ancient times. See the animals' movements by tracing elegant brush calligraphy. Discover the fun of an ancient Chinese tradition with this unique picture book by an expert teacher and philosopher.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HC, 1999
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780060277284
0060277289
Branch Call Number: JUV 398.2 CHI HUA 1999 HOLIDAY
Characteristics: np : illus

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