Book - Little Monk and the Mantis: a Bug, a Boy and the Birth of a Kung Fu Legend

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LITTLE MONK AND THE MANTIS: HARDCOVER ARTIST'S EDITION These limited run Artist's Editions of the award winning children's book is available exclusively from Each edition include a unique drawing by Illustrator Patrick Lugo (of Kung Fu Tai Chi magazine)on the signed and numbered interior of the book. The dust jacket is labeled and stamped with the artist's very own chop. Quantities are limited, order your copy before they sell out. Little Monk and the Mantis is the thrilling tale of one boy's search for self-expression, courage and the peaceful, non-violent teachings that are at the root of true martial arts. Written by John Fusco, an award-winning screenwriter with ten major movies to his credit, including "Young Guns", "Hidalgo", "The Forbidden Kingdom", and the Academy Award-nominated animated film "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron". An avid martial artist, he began studying Tang Soo Do at 12 years old and currently holds a black belt in Northern Shaolin Praying Mantis Kung Fu. He lives with his wife and son in Northern Vermont. "With illustrator Patrick Lugo's colorful, energetic paintings, author John Fusco has brought to life an inspiring tale. To paraphrase the teachings of one of the monks in the book, Fusco's story has good Kung Fu."—Peter Laird, co-creator "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

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