By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years prior to Columbus found the United States, 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 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 giant, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all of the strategy to the far-off coast of Africa. The admiral and his staff battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised by means of the folks and methods of lifestyles in far away lands. At each one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, important stones, herbs and drugs which have been given as tribute to China's robust emperor while the ships' again home.
Filled with historic proof, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings a lovely piece of historical past to lifestyles. Gracefully informed and fantastically illustrated, the story's quick speed will hold young children captivated whereas delivering adequate details to meet curious readers of all ages.
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