Marco Polo

byD. DemiIllustratorD. Demi

September 1, 2008|
Marco Polo by D. Demi
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Many people say Marco Polo was the greatest explorer that ever lived, traveling 33, miles by land and sea from Venice, Italy, to modern-day Beijing, China. His famous book, The Travels of Marco Polo, indicates that he was a man of extraordinary bravery, brilliance, and strength. With his uncle and father, he traveled across Turkey, Armenia, the Middle East, the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, and the hot Taklimakan Desert before finally reaching China in 1275. Welcomed by the great emperor Kublai Khan, Marco Polo was amazed by the inventions, riches, and religious tolerance of the great Khan’s kingdom, where Marco remained for the next 2 years.

Demi has illustrated and authored more than 300 children’s books including biographies of Jesus, Buddha, and the Dalai Lama, as well as folktales such as “The Empty Pot” and “Liang and the Magic Paintbrush.” Her work has received many awards and accolades, among them the Christopher Award, which recognizes...
Title:Marco Polo
Product dimensions:64 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.5 in
Published:September 1, 2008
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9780761454335

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