Journey to the West resource links

To aid classroom or home study using Real Reads books, here are some links to other websites which will help you to gain a greater understanding of Wu Cheng’en and his novel.

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The Wikipedia page on Journey to the West, with links to other pages about the novel’s author and main characters. – Journey to the West page

The Shen Yun Performing Arts page on Wu’s Journey to the West.

A series of traditional-style Chinese paintings portraying the story of Monkey and the beginning of Journey to the West.

A detailed character profile of Monkey, with details of his various names and titles, information about his weapons, abilities, powers and skills, and explanations of his personality.