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Liow Kah Joon

Silk Road Networks Inc.

50 Blvd. Taschereau, Pl La Citiere, La Prarie, Quebec, Canada, J5R 5H4

0973349239, $26.95

Enhanced with an accompanying 3D animation DVD, "Shaolin: Legends Of Zen And King Fu" is a unique picturebook written and illustrated by Liow Kah Joon. Shaolin is a 1,500-year-old Zen Buddhist temple in China famous for monks who are expert in the kung fu martial arts. This remarkable and entertaining children's book reveals the wonder, compassion and skill that is the essence of Shaolin Kung Fu through traditional Shaolin stories of a courageous young boy who seeks to master those ancient skills, as well as the philosophy and wisdom that underlies them. Young readers will learn about Zen, Kung Fu, the training and weaponry involved, the 'Shaolin Five Annimals", the story of thirteen Shaolin monks, a brief Shaolin timeline, and so much more. "Shaolin" is enthusiastically recommended addition to school and community library collections--and a 'must' for children with an interest in learning about the marital arts in general, and Shaolin Kung Fu in particular!
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Title Annotation:Shaolin: Legends of Zen And King Fu
Publication:Children's Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Dec 1, 2006
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