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Part of the Traditional Chinese Culture series, this book is an illustrated adaptation of the early Zen Buddhist classics of the 13th century. Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, the book includes over 100 Zen tales for the reader of today, bringing to life the spirit and philosophy of Zen through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom.
This book is an illustrated adaptation of the renowned Qing dynasty writer Pu Songling’s influential look at the odd, the peculiar and the supernatural. Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, the book includes several tales for the reader of today through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous.
Wisdom from Chinese Proverbs is a collection of comic strips designed to illustrate wise and witty sayings of ancient China. The themes of the comics are selected from a book entitled Zeng Guang Xian Wen (增广贤文), also known as 'Ancient and Modern Chinese Proverbs', compiled between the Northern Song and Yuan Dynasties.
Check out the Gods of Wealth, and enjoy more insights: this book traces the origins of the most revered Chinese gods worshipped by the masses.
This book provides a quick and exciting introduction to the many goings-on in the heavenly realm. From the Jade Emperor to the Yellow Emperor, from the Monkey King and Ne Zha to the Four Heavenly Guardians and the 100 heavenly guards, you will be thrilled, enlightened and fascinated, all at once!
“If Heaven had not given birth to Confucius (alias Zhong Ni), the ages would have been a long, long night.” Confucius was a man who truly believed in learning, and he himself pursued learning all his life. He was convinced that learning was for the purpose of serving the government and, ultimately, serving the people.
This book is an illustrated adaptation of two classical short stories of the selection Short Stories of the Tang Dynasty and includes the two fantastic tales Lei Gong Chuan (English: Thunder God) and She Tian Shi (English: Snake Master) with cartoon panels and a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom.
This book is an illustrated adaptation of Journey to the West, one of the greatest classical novels of Chinese literature. Part II presents ten stories of Journey to the West with cartoon panels and a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. It is a great and easy tool to learn Chinese classics. This book is illustrated in comic style, includes the modern Chinese text in simplified characters with English translations.
Cover with little damage, brand new stocks from the publisher. Illustrated comic adaption of Liji (Book of Rites). In Chinese and English.
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Heroes abound in the land of Chinese myths. Generations have been enthralled and inspired by characters of yesteryears, drawing upon their wisdom and virtues for motivation and guidance. The enduring quality of these myths has been proven with the passage of time.
Tea and wine have a long history in China. In fact, both have become firmly entrenched in the culture and customs of the Chinese people, featuring prominently in the traditional rites of ancestral worship and in social situations. Not only will this book entertain and inspire, it will enrich your understanding of the Chinese culture!
This new edition includes three comic adaptions of Chinese classics in simplified Chinese and English: Madam White Snake (白蛇传), Thunder God (雷公转) and Shaolin Temple (少林寺).
Zen truth is rooted in everyday living and finds a perfect expression in the dialogue between masters and the people around them. Here in this book, you will learn about Zen in all its vitality and simplicity through 150 stories and a selection of Zen poems.
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This new book depicts 100 battles in businesses and demonstrates how entrepreneurs and business people have employed the principles of Sunzi’s Art of War to thrive and stay ahead in the fast-changing and competitive business environment. There are 100 case studies, with stories of well-known entrepreneurs like Lee Iacocca, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Li Ka-Shing, Lee Kong Chian and Tan Kah Kee. Famous Asian and western corporations like Nissan, Honda, Nokia, Hewlett-Packard Computers, Philips Electronics, Casio, etc. are featured as well, illustrating the credibility of Sunzi’s strategic art of business.
Stories of Love gives you heart-warming and poignant accounts of Chinese historical figures who did inspiring acts for their loved ones, friends and fellowmen.
Read about the miracles performed by the Eight Immortals to dispel demons and punish the wicked. Tales of how Empress Wu Zetian tried to pray for longevity and how demons sought to spread the plague will keep you deeply enchanted!
Stories of Loyalty features famous historical personages who continue to live in the hearts of the people because of their undivided loyalty. The stories are made more intriguing through the skilful hand of Chinese artist Ren Changhong.
Chinese myths and legends have produced many majestic and colourful spirits and gods whose tales and exploits have been told and retold since ancient times. Chinese Ghostbuster Zhong Kui, the Deity of Exorcism and Literature, is one of these legendary gods whose story still fascinates today.
Discover the Chinese secrets of setting and achieving goals. Containing wisdom and anecdotes from classical Chinese literature, The Chinese A.R.T. of Goal Setting illustrates the strategies used by the ancients to achieve the feats that challenge even modern imagination. Listing the conditions and pitfalls for successful goal setting, this book will benefit anyone who has set goals and wants to achieve them.
An ever-great compilation of lesser-known short stories from the books handed down from the Han through early Song Dynasties, the tales depict interesting and bizarre characters set in weird and unusual plots which are sure to fascinate both the young and the more mature readers.
Diplomats abound throughout the history of China. From as early as the Eastern Zhou Dynasty to the fall of the Qing Dynasty, Chinese diplomats had played a pivotal role in maintaining peace and prosperity for their homeland. Twelve stories have been specially selected to demonstrate the eloquence, wit and courage of Chinese diplomats living in turbulent times.
Change the world. Benefit mankind. This comic is about what these Nobel Prize Laureates have achieved - by doing the unthinkable: Alfred B Nobel, the man behind the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie, a great scientist and woman of courage, Albert Einstein, a distinguished scientific thinker, Pearl S Buck, provider of foster care for needy children...
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This comic offers a glimpse at the childhood escapades and hardships of 13 young people. Admire their insight and marvel at their quick wits: George Washington picking out a thief, Zhuge Liang feeding a cockerel to prolong lessons, Opherhea figuring out the height of Egypt’s pyramids with only a few simple calculations. Also include Sandor Petofi, Isaac Newton, Hua Tuo, William Henry Harrison and many more!
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A little compassion goes a long way. For the individuals in this comic, care and concern takes many extra miles towards improving the lives of others: Mother Teresa, Saint of the Gutters, took care of the poor, the sickly and the ostracised, Martin Luther King Jr used the non-violent approach to fight for racial equality, Florence Nightingale gave up a life of comfort and freedom to nurse the sick, Teresa Hsu adopted the poor and hungry to take care of their daily needs... at 100 years of age!
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Never say ‘die’! That is the spirit of eight victors who refused to give up in the face of obstacles: Beethoven’s tussle with the loss of his hearing, Andersen’s struggle against criticisms, Lincoln’s fight for the freedom of slaves, Zhan Tianyou’s efforts to build China’s first railway, Gandhi’s quest for peace, Keller’s search for light in her world of darkness, Chaplin’s bumpy ride to stardom, Disney’s dream to entertain the world.
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Picture this: two persons move into the same row of houses, but the one staying at one end becomes wealthier by the day while the other at the opposite end literally sees his life going downhill. This is an example of Feng Shui at work. Feng Shui is the mystical ancient Chinese art of geomancy.
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This comic version of Genghis Khan charts his rise from an angst-ridden youth trying to rebuild his clan to become a fearsome warrior fighting back to regain what he had lost and more. This is the tale of one man who laid claim on the whole of Mongolia and created a mammoth empire stretching across Asia and Europe; a man whose name invoked fear in rulers everywhere. Genghis Khan, through his great vision, courage and determination, overcame all odds to make history by almost conquering the whole world.
In A New Account of World Tales the staccato dramas of the Wei-Jin Era (AD 220-420) are being replayed - dubbed in modern language of popular Taiwanese cartoonist Tsai Chih Chung.
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This new edition includes two comic adaptions of Chinese classics in simplified Chinese and English: History Speaks (史记) and The New Dao (世说新语).
This new edition includes two comic adaptions of Chinese classics in simplified Chinese and English: Confucius Speaks (孔子说) and Sunzi Speaks (孙子说).
This new edition includes the comic adaption of the Chinese classic Creation of the Gods (封神榜, Fengshen Bang) in simplified Chinese and English.
This is the sequel to The Birth of the Monkey King. Featuring the same lovable illustrations, rib-tickling twists and a galloping plot, Adventures of the Monkey King promises to leave you breathless with exhilaration. This time, the rebellious Sun Wukong and his fellow travellers run headlong into all sorts of adversities as they head west to gather scriptures as instructed by the Tang emperor...
Through more than 40 well-known jokes told in cartoons, the author and illustrator takes a gentle swipe at some bad habits and practices of the Chinese in olden days. Ancient as they are, these jokes never fail to strike a cord in the hearts of present-day readers.
With more than 60 stories, Best Chinese Jokes promises a generous serving of wit and humour! Containing glimpses of life in ancient China, the jokes have been passed down the generations to be told and retold, entertaining both the young and the old.
The Headless Tribe is filled with short stories that tell of unusual and unexplained supernatural happenings and sightings, and simple tales of love and friendship . The stories are entertaining with profound meanings and important lessons for everyone.
The Chinese are known for being shrewd businessmen able to thrive under the toughest market conditions. The secret of their success lies in 10 time-tested principles of Chinese entrepreneurship. The book offers you 30 real-life, ancient case studies with comments on their application in the context of modern business. Several established shops mentioned in the stories are still in operation today!
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Nearly four centuries ago, Feng Menglong set to work on compiling countless tales and anecdotes that he hoped would inspire fellow patriots to save China from utter destruction in a time of total chaos. The result is the famous four-part classic Gems of Wisdom. Supreme Wisdom is part one of this timeless favourite. The Art of Insight covers Supreme Wisdom very first chapter. Comprising numerous stories of how great discernment was demonstrated, this book enables readers to grasp the essence of insight in a light-hearted, non-didactic manner.
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