Marco Polo for Kids : His Marvelous Journey to China: 21 Activities (Paperback)

Author: Herbert, Janis

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The Far East comes alive in this activity book centered on Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice along the 13th-century Silk Road. Kids will join Marco as he travels by caravan through vast deserts and over steep mountain ranges, stopping in exotic cities and humble villages, until at last he arrives at the palace of the Kublai Khan. Woven throughout the tale are 21 activities that highlight the diverse cultures Marco encountered along the way. Activities include making a mythical map, creating a mosaic, fun with Feng Shui, making paper, and putting on a wayang-kulit (shadow-puppet play). Just for fun, kids will learn a few words of Turkish, Persian, Mongol, Hindi, and Chinese. A complete resource section with magnificent museums and their Web sites invites kids to embark on their own expedition of discovery.

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Publisher Independent Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9781556523779
SKU 30701647
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1556523777
Release Date 8/1/2001
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Dimensions (in Inches) 11H x 8.5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Woven through the tale of Marco Polo's journey to China in the thirteenth-century are twenty-one projects that highlight the diverse cultures he encountered along the way. By the author of The Civil War for Kids. Original.
Editors Note 1 The Far East comes alive in this activity book centered on Marco Polo’s journey to China from Venice along the 13th-century Silk Road. Kids will join Marco as he travels by caravan through vast deserts and over steep mountain ranges, stopping in exotic cities and humble villages, until at last he arrives at the palace of the Kublai Khan. Woven throughout the tale are 21 activities that highlight the diverse cultures Marco encountered along the way. Activities include making a mythical map, creating a mosaic, fun with Feng Shui, making paper, and putting on a wayang-kulit (shadow-puppet play). Just for fun, kids will learn a few words of Turkish, Persian, Mongol, Hindi, and Chinese. A complete resource section with magnificent museums and their Web sites invites kids to embark on their own expedition of discovery.
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Minimum Age 09
Number of Pages 0144
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