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World History Biographies: Marco Polo: The Boy Who Traveled The Medieval World (national Geographic World History Biographies)

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World History Biographies Marco Polo

National Geographic Children's Books

MPN: FBA-|303829
ISBN: 1426302967
Author: Nick McCarty

Your children will love this great book by Nick McCarty. The author is Nick McCarty and it was published by National Geographic Children's Books. It was available sometime in September of 2008. The book is 64 pages long. To get your own print of this book, click on the shopping cart add to shopping cart button.

In a life of ceaseless exploration, Marco Polo pushed out the borders of his narrow medieval planet. Kublai Khan took a great liking to Marco Polo, employing him as a spy throughout his vast empire. Born in Venice in 1254, the young Marco Polo really first met his father at age 15, when the elder Polo returned from a trading expedition for the East. The father's tales from the court in the Kublai Khan in China ignited a lifelong passion for adventure in the son. Marco traveled and observed the cultures of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India in this capacity. The Polos set out for China in 1271, traveling by implies of the Middle East, across the Gobi Desert, to Khanbaliq in China. The journey took four years. His notes later became 1 inside the world's great travel books, The Description of the World.


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