Marco Polo by Demi
  

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Marco Polo by Demi

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.

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Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Demi
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Publisher

Benchmark Books

Publication date

30th September 2008

ISBN

9780761454335


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