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Who was Marco Polo?

Joan Holub (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 9 and up

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Illustrator: John O'Brien, Nancy Harrison

Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlop

Language: English

ISBN: 9780448445403

Shipping Weight: 4 ounces

Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.7 x .3 inches

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Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about . . . or was it all made-up? Young readers are presented with the facts in this entertaining, highly readable Who Was . . . ? biography with black-and-white artwork by John O' Brien.

This is a fantastic series of illustrated biographies for young readers featuring significant historical figures, including artists, scientists, and world leaders. Exposure your kids (and yourself!) to the fascinating universe of nonfiction. Start growing the scaffolding of cultural literacy with these tales of interesting people from history.