By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years ahead of Columbus found the US, chinese language ships longer than a soccer box sailed hundreds of thousands of miles via unknown oceans and visited greater than 30 countries? it truly 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 big, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all of the option to the far-off coast of Africa. The admiral and his team battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised by means of the folks and methods of existence in far-off lands. At each one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, worthy stones, herbs and drugs which have been given as tribute to China's robust emperor whilst the ships' back home.
Filled with old evidence, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a phenomenal piece of historical past to lifestyles. Gracefully informed and fantastically illustrated, the story's quick velocity will retain young children captivated whereas providing sufficient details to meet curious readers of all ages.
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Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: China Discovers the World by Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard