visión de conjunto:There was once a wise man who lived over 2500 years ago but his thoughts and wisdom have been passed on from generation to generation still profoundly influencing every single Chinese person and the entire world.-----He is Confucius.Confucius Cartoon Biography and Selected Confucius Cartoon Stories are the adaptations from the cartoon animation Confucius which won the Asian Animated Works Prize at the 48th MIPTV the audiovisual festival in Cannes.Confucius Cartoon Biography recounts the life story of Confucius from a poor child to a great thinker and educator. It provides an introduction to all aspects of Confucius’ everyday life his views on the meaning of life as well as the attainment of wisdom.Selected Confucius Cartoon Stories contains 20 carefully selected short stories from the life of Confucius through which one can learn and understand the spirit of Confucianism and Confucian culture. If you or your ancestors were Chinese no matter where you are you are bound to have the genes of Confucianism. Your understanding of Confucius determines your understanding of your forefathers and the roots where you came from as Chinese believe that the rich foliage of a tree is the manifestation of its deep roots. The wisdom gained through understanding Confucius can help to resolve problems and enjoy one's life. A best way to understand China and learn Chinese languageIf you are a foreign friend understanding Confucius is a best way to learn about China and Chinese culture.Only when one understands Confucius can one really understand China and the Chinese people.Confucius Cartoon Biography and Selected Confucius Cartoon Stories in Chinese and English are compiled by specialists of the Confucius Institute Headquarters in China and are a recommended bilingual teaching material for all the Confucius Institutes across the world.Currently the only books available on the market that tell the life story of Confucius in animation form.