Mulan, the legendary woman warrior, comes to life in this empowering retelling of T he Ballad of Mulan with stunning full-color illustrations by New York Times bestseller Joy Ang. Mulan loves nothing more than her family. She will do anything for them--even if it means joining the army in her ageing father's place. Since girls are not allowed in the army, Mulan cleverly disguises herself as a man. But she must look deep within herself to find her might and her courage. Faye-Lynn Wu and Joy Ang turn this ancient Chinese ballad into an uplifting, empowering ode to young girls everywhere, showing that true strength comes from within, regardless of appearance, inspiring a new generation of women warriors. The book also includes the original ballad.
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Mulan is a curious, clever young girl with a love for adventure and learning. But there is no greater love than the one she has for her family. She will do anything for them--even if it means joining the army disguised as a man in her father's place. In battle, Mulan must find her bravery and her strength to become the legendary woman warrior she is destined to be. In this retelling of The Ballad of Mulan, the Chinese folktale comes to life through striking full-color illustrations. Readers will cheer for our hero in this classic story of courage, persistence, and standing up for what one believes in.