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14 Fun Facts About the Great Wall of China
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia
The Great Wall of China is a man-made wonder, spanning thousands of miles. It spreads from the Pacific Ocean in the East to the Gobi Desert and beyond in the west. Much of it has stood for hundreds of years, with some portions over 2000 years old. The Great Wall stood as a wall of defense for many years, against the warring states to the north. Find out more in this short young adult book.
101 Facts... Ancient China - History Books for Kids
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
"101 Facts… Ancient China!" - a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about ancient China - the origins, society, inventions, wars and army. This history book for children mixes facts, stunning photos and even videos to encourage and bolster independent reading.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. Read of how she discovered the secret of turning the cocoon of the silkworm into into silk cloth.