By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years prior to Columbus chanced on the USA, chinese language ships longer than a soccer box sailed millions of miles via unknown oceans and visited greater than 30 countries? it is true!
Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: China Discovers that World is the superb tale of those seven epic voyages and their larger-than-life commander, Admiral Zheng He. starting in 1405, Admiral Zheng He led greater than three hundred substantial, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all of the technique to the far-off coast of Africa. The admiral and his group battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised by way of the folk and methods of existence in far away lands. At every one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, worthwhile stones, herbs and drugs that have been given as tribute to China's robust emperor while the ships' back home.
Filled with ancient evidence, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a ravishing piece of background to lifestyles. Gracefully instructed and wonderfully illustrated, the story's quickly velocity will retain little ones captivated whereas providing sufficient info to fulfill curious readers of all ages.
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