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Description - Marco Polo for Kids by Janis Herbert

The Far East comes alive in this activity book centered on Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice along the 13th-century Silk Road. Kids will join Marco as he travels by caravan through vast deserts and over steep mountain ranges, stopping in exotic cities and humble villages, until at last he arrives at the palace of the Kublai Khan. Woven throughout the tale are 21 activities that highlight the diverse cultures Marco encountered along the way. Activities include making a mythical map, creating a mosaic, fun with Feng Shui, making paper, and putting on a wayang-kulit (shadow-puppet play). Just for fun, kids will learn a few words of Turkish, Persian, Mongol, Hindi, and Chinese. A complete resource section with magnificent museums and their Web sites invites kids to embark on their own expedition of discovery.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781556523779
ISBN-10: 1556523777
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 279mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Chicago Review Press
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Janis Herbert

Janis Herbert is the author of Leonardo da Vinci for Kids, The Civil War for Kids, Lewis and Clark for Kids, and Marco Polo for Kids. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois.

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