- Author : Janis Herbert
- Release Date : 01 August 2001
- Publisher : Chicago Review Press
- Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
- Pages : 144 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781556523779
Download or read book entitled Marco Polo for Kids by author: Janis Herbert which was release on 01 August 2001 and published by Chicago Review Press with total page 144 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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.