Li Jian owns his own illustration studio focusing on children's fairy tales. He is the author and illustrator of many books, including The Horse and the Mysterious Drawing, Ming's Adventure in the Forbidden City and Mulan: Retold in Chinese and English.
"I love the way this story weaves fictional adventure and
historical and cultural facts together. Kids are interested in the
adventure and parents and teachers will be pleased that they'll
also be learning about history at the same time. Include the
beautiful illustrations, and it's a great book for your
"Ming's Adventure on China's Great Wall is about Ming going through layers of Chinese history with a general and the emperor who built The Great Wall. He learns of this wall's significance, the enemies that stormed it, huge markets selling food for its people on or near it, and much more." --Flavor and Fortune magazine