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Oboshi the Loyal Samurai: The 47 Ronin Story with Japanese Art
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art
A brave samurai warrior named Oboshi leads the legendary 47 ronin on a daring quest for justice in old Japan. They will sacrifice anything to restore the honor of their fallen Lord. Based on a true story. Recommended for ages 6-10.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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.