By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years prior to Columbus came upon the US, chinese language ships longer than a soccer box sailed millions 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 fantastic 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 massive, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and the entire solution to the far-off coast of Africa. The admiral and his workforce battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised via the folk and methods of existence in far away lands. At every one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, valuable stones, herbs and drugs which have been given as tribute to China's strong emperor whilst the ships' back home.
Filled with historic proof, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a ravishing piece of background to lifestyles. Gracefully informed and wonderfully illustrated, the story's quick velocity will hold children captivated whereas supplying adequate details to fulfill curious readers of all ages.
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