Reviews for Adventures of the Treasure Fleet : China Discovers the World


Horn Book Guide Reviews 2007 Fall
This fictionalized account tells of Chinese admiral and explorer Zheng He's expeditions between 1405 and 1433. Bowler's "summary of historically agreed facts" at the bottom of each double-page spread offers additional information but makes the reading disjointed. The text is accompanied by handsomely detailed, golden-hued colored-pencil illustrations. No specific sources are listed. A large map poster is included. Copyright 2007 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

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Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Spring
This fictionalized account tells of Chinese admiral and explorer Zheng He's expeditions between 1405 and 1433. Bowler's "summary of historically agreed facts" at the bottom of each double-page spread offers additional information but makes the reading disjointed. The text is accompanied by handsomely detailed, golden-hued colored-pencil illustrations. No specific sources are listed. A large map poster is included. Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

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