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美猴王之女

The Monkey King's Daughter

®

EMPOWERING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG READERS

T. A. DeBonis

About the Series

The Monkey King's Daughter® 美猴王之女 is an epic coming-of-age story that follows Meilin, a Chinese-American teenager, as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. 


Set against a backdrop of Chinese myth and legend, the story is filled with high adventure and heartwarming moments as Meilin learns about compassion, humility, loyalty, balance, and honor. Along the way, she becomes a role model for multicultural audiences as she grows and learns to value herself and her actions. 


With its focus on personal growth and overcoming adversity, The Monkey King's Daughter® is an inspiring tale that celebrates the power of self-worth and valor.

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Cover image, The Monkey King's Daughter®, Book 1
Cover image, The Monkey King's Daughter®, Book 2

MEILIN   Book 1

This story follows Meilin, a teenage girl who is unaware of her true identity as the daughter of Sun Wukong, the legendary Monkey King. Living in Midland Hills, California, Meilin is just trying to navigate the typical challenges of being a high school freshman - dealing with friends, schoolwork, and acne. However, her ordinary life is turned upside down when she discovers her connection to her ancient demon heritage and the incredible powers that come with it. Meilin must learn to embrace her true identity and use her strength and wisdom to overcome the challenges that come her way.

Ages 8 & up     ISBN: 978-0-9678094-4-1

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RED BOY   Book 2

As Meilin struggles to come to terms with her newfound powers and identity, she is faced with a difficult decision. A betrayal from her past, compounded with the distraction of a new love interest, leaves her questioning her purpose in life. Things come to a head when an old enemy emerges, threatening the survival of the entire Demon Monkey Kingdom. Meilin must choose which path to follow and use her strength and wisdom to protect those she loves. Will she rise to the challenge and become the hero she was meant to be?

Ages 8 & up     ISBN: 978-0-9678094-2-7

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Cover image, The Monkey King's Daughter®, Book 3
Cover image, The Monkey King's Daughter®, Book 4

Spider Demon   Book 3

Meilin finds herself at a crossroads when her heart and her mother's wishes are at odds. As a 14-year-old, she grapples with the difficult decision of whether to follow her own desires or respect her mother's wishes.

Ultimately, she chooses to defy her mother and travel back in time to the era of her father, the Monkey King, in order to save someone's life. 

However, this decision puts her in danger as she confronts magical forces and a Spider Demon that threaten not only her own life, but the lives of others as well. Meilin must use her bravery and determination to overcome these challenges and emerge as a hero.

Ages 8 & up     ISBN: 978-0-9678094-5-8

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Jade Rabbit   Book 4

Meilin is faced with a difficult mission as she races against time to save her uncle Zhu's life. Along the way, she is forced to question her every decision and determine who to trust and follow. 

She must also confront the Jade Rabbit Tong, a secret society of Shadow Demons determined to bring about the destruction of the world. In order to defeat them and retrieve Zhu's ch'i, Meilin is forced to team up with an old frenemy, a fox-demon, only to learn that she cannot always trust those around her. 

Through her journey, Meilin must use her wits and strength to overcome these challenges and emerge victorious.

Ages 8 & up     ISBN: 978-0-9678094-6-5

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COVER ART BY JOHN FORCUCCI

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