The Chinese Book of Animal Powers
32 pages, 10 x 8 1/2
Illustrations throughout
Release Date:15 May 2011

The Chinese Book of Animal Powers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

For thousands of years, the Chinese have believed that each of us is born with the characteristics and powers of a member of the animal kingdom, depending on the month and year of our birth. Now readers of all ages can discover for themselves the fun and wisdom of this age-old Chinese tradition in this exquisite book by celebrated author and artist Chungliang Al Huang.

Find out which animal powers you were born with and which powers your friends and family possess. Discover how to absorb and adapt other animal powers into your own. Have fun pronouncing Chinese names with sounds that date back to ancient times. Feel each animal's graceful movements by tracing elegant brush calligraphy.

With a full-page spread devoted to each animal, a glossary of movement and art, and an easy-to-use year and month chart, The Chinese Book of Animal Powers is a unique introduction to the Chinese Zodiac by an expert teacher and philosopher.
Chungliang Al Huang is the founder of the Living Tao Foundation and the director of the Lan Ting Institute, a cross-cultural study and conference centre at the sacred and historic Wu Yi mountain in China.


1. Tswoo

2. Neeoh

3. Whoo

4. Twoo

5. Lohng

6. Shurr

7. Maah

8. Yaang

9. Hoh

10. Jee

11. Goh

12. Joo

13. Dancing

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