Monkey ! a Tale from China Paperback / softback
by Colin Teevan
Part of the PLAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE series
Monkey magic! The tale of the roguish Monkey and his exploits on a fabulous journey to India is one of the most popular classics in Asian literature.
Monkey has been imprisoned in a mountain because of the chaos he has wrought in heaven.
To be redeemed, he must guide the Buddhist monk Triptaka from China, through the Himalayas, on a mystical quest in search of sacred scriptures.
Helped by two friends, Pigsy and Sandy, he encounters demons, spirits, dragons and gods on a riotous road trip to enlightenment.
With its mix of energetic kung-fu action, mischievous hero and cast of fantastically colourful characters Monkey is an adventure to enchant everyone aged seven and above.
First performed at the Young Vic Theatre in November 2001.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 72 pages
- Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/11/2001
- Category: English literature
- ISBN: 9781840022575