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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.
A highly readable biography introduces young readers to the world traveler who wrote about his many experiences while journeying from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan. Original.
Number of Pages: 105
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / Exploration + Discovery, People + Places / Europe, Biography + Autobiography / Historical
Series Title: Who Was...?
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Joan Holub
Street Date: July 5, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-3326