* Over 15,000 copies sold within a year
* Top selling children’s author with over 12 weeks on the Eslite Bookstore and Books.com bestseller list
An ocean-loving girl finds a piece of shimmering jade calling to her while she’s diving. After she carries it home, a sheep spirit comes out and warns that an evil warlock from ancient times is returning as part of his quest for immense power.
Hsi-yang loves to go diving with her brother. One day, she’s accidentally pulled adrift by the current and sees a stone shimmering in the ocean. She can’t help but bring it home. When she gets back to shore, she discovers that it’s a piece of jade in the shape of a sheep. Suddenly, it glimmers then a sheep spirit appears and tells her the story of an evil warlock called Wukuei who lived over three thousand years ago. The spirit warns her that a devilish power is going to bring Wukuei back, and it’s up to them to stop him.
With the help of a golden owl and a dragon, Hsi-yang uncovers the magical power hidden in ancient artifacts. But she needs more than just courage and wisdom to save the world from Wukuei’s clutches. When her deceased mother appears, Hsi-yang is forced to confront her own regrets, otherwise Wukuei will take advantage of her and secure the immense power he has always craved.
Combining fantasy with real historical artifacts, Chen Yu-Ju tells a story of adventure, friendship, and family bonds. A page-turning bestseller which has sold over 15,000 copies in Taiwan, Guardian of the Everlasting Stone is the best fiction for children to get interested in the ancient world of the artifacts and discover the joy of reading.