Chinese Myths & Legends (Mythology & Folklore of China)

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The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale of China, Retold from the Journey to the West (Ancient Fantasy)
1.  The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale of China, Retold from the Journey to the West (Ancient Fantasy) by Aaron Shepard
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  "My own retelling of the origin and first adventures of the Monkey King, taken from the first seven chapters of 'The Journey to the West.'"
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Lady White Snake: A Tale From Chinese Opera
2.  Lady White Snake: A Tale From Chinese Opera by Aaron Shepard
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  "My own picture book retelling of the White Snake legend, with illustrations showing traditional Chinese opera costumes."
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Myths and Legends of China
3.  Myths and Legends of China by E.T.C. Werner
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  "An excellent compendium of stories."
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Essential Chinese Mythology: Stories That Change the World (Essential mythology)
4.  Essential Chinese Mythology: Stories That Change the World (Essential mythology) by Martin Palmer
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  "A good overview, including Confucian, Taoist, and Buddhist mythology."
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The Eight Immortals of Taoism: Legends and Fables of Popular Taoism (Meridian)
5.  The Eight Immortals of Taoism: Legends and Fables of Popular Taoism (Meridian) by Kwok ManHo
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  "A good introduction to popular mythology about Taoist "Immortals.""
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The Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology
6.  The Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology by Robert Graves
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  "Includes a good overview of Chinese mythology."
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Chinese Mythology: An Encyclopedia of Myth and Legend (World Mythology)
7.  Chinese Mythology: An Encyclopedia of Myth and Legend (World Mythology) by Derek Walters
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  "Many useful and obscure tidbits."
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Origins Of Chinese Festivals (Asiapac Comic Series)
8.  Origins Of Chinese Festivals (Asiapac Comic Series) by Goh Pei Ki
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  "Comic book versions of many myths underlying Chinese festivals."
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Legend of the Moon Maiden
9.  Legend of the Moon Maiden by Loke Siew Hong
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  "Comic book version of a prime Chinese myth."
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The Eight Immortals Cross the Sea
10.  The Eight Immortals Cross the Sea by Chan Kok Sing
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  "Comic book version of the longest story about these fascinating characters."
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Kuan Yin: Myths and Revelations of the Chinese Goddess of Compassion (Chinese Classics)
11.  Kuan Yin: Myths and Revelations of the Chinese Goddess of Compassion (Chinese Classics) by Martin Palmer
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  "Lore of Kwan Yin (or Kuan Yin), my favorite goddess."
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Taoism and Chinese Religion
12.  Taoism and Chinese Religion by Henri Maspero
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  "A detailed and insightful look at traditional Taoist mythology and spiritual discipline, as revealed (and concealed) in its literature."
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Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China
13.  Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China by Carol Stepanchuk
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  "Includes stories of the myths behind the festivals."
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