By Ann Martin Bowler,Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Did you recognize that eighty five years ahead of Columbus stumbled on 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 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 giant, brightly-painted ships around the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and all of the technique to the far away coast of Africa. The admiral and his group battled pirates and raging storms, and have been surprised via the folks and methods of lifestyles in far away lands. At each one port, chinese language items have been traded for pearls, beneficial stones, herbs and drugs which have been given as tribute to China's robust emperor whilst the ships' again home.
Filled with old evidence, Adventures of the Treasure Fleet brings an attractive piece of heritage to existence. Gracefully informed and fantastically illustrated, the story's speedy velocity will hold teenagers captivated whereas providing adequate details to fulfill 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