By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years sooner than Columbus found the USA, chinese language ships longer than a soccer box sailed hundreds of thousands of miles via unknown oceans and visited greater than 30 international locations? 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 great, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all of the approach to the far-off coast of Africa. The admiral and his staff battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised through the folks and methods of lifestyles in far-off lands. At every one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, useful stones, herbs and drugs which have been given as tribute to China's strong emperor while the ships' lower back home.
Filled with old proof, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a beautiful piece of background to existence. Gracefully instructed and fantastically illustrated, the story's quick velocity will retain youngsters captivated whereas delivering adequate details to fulfill curious readers of all ages.
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