The Monkey's Paw


Series: Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Level 1

Regular price $11.95

This story is an adaptation of English author W. W. Jacobs’ 1902 classic horror story, The Monkey’s Paw.


Mr. and Mrs. Zhang live with their grown son Guisheng who works at a factory. One day an old friend of Mr. Zhang comes to visit the family after having spent years traveling in the mysterious hills of China’s Yunnan Province. He tells the Zhang family of a monkey’s paw that has magical powers to grant three wishes to the holder. Against his better judgement, he reluctantly gives the monkey paw to the Zhang family, along with a warning that the wishes come with a great price for trying to change ones fate…

Language: Simplified Chinese
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 86
Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publisher: Mind Spark Press
Reading Level: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Text Type: Stories
Genre: Western Classics
Book Type: Graded Readers