Little Monk and the Mantis

Little Monk and the Mantis

A Bug, A Boy, and the Birth of A Kung Fu Legend

Book - 2012
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In ancient China, a young monk at the Shaolin Temple develops a new style of self-defense after spending the summer alone in the Song Mountains and observing a small praying mantis battling a much larger beetle. Based on the seventeenth-century legend ofWong Long and the founding of praying mantis kung fu.
Publisher: Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9780804842211
Characteristics: 31 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lugo, Patrick


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