Books by Ben Wang

WHAT WAS IT LIKE, MR. EMPEROR? by Chiu Kwong-chiu
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"As better pictures are available and the humor is too heavy-handed to add style points, that dismissal can serve for this whole sloppy effort. (website) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
An irreverent introduction to China's long line of emperors, with sidelong glances at life in the outsized but cloistered imperial palace. Read full book review >
IN THE FORBIDDEN CITY by Chiu Kwong-chiu
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"An impressive introduction to the Forbidden City. (author's note) (Nonfiction. 11 & up)"
In this Chinese import, readers become tourists as each page turn provides views into labyrinthine courtyards and palaces once reserved for imperial China's emperors. Read full book review >