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Author Galloway, Priscilla, 1930-

Title Adventures on the ancient Silk Road / Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter.

Imprint Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 950.1 GAL    Available
Description vii, 164 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-138) and index.
Summary Introduces readers to three great historical figures: The monk Xuanzang, the conqueror Genghis Khan, and the merchant Marco Polo, who, years apart, each traveled the Silk Road, along different routes and for different motives. Photographs and art depicting the ancient routes and peoples bring to life the stories of these three explorers who changed history. Maps, sidebars and an afterword that updates the story of the Silk Road are also featured.
Subject Xuanzang, ca. 596-664 -- Travel -- Asia -- Juvenile literature.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Travel -- Asia -- Juvenile literature.
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Travel -- Asia -- Juvenile literature.
Xuanzang, ca. 596-664.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227.
Xuanzang, ca 596-664 -- Voyages -- Asie -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Voyages -- Asie -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Gengis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Voyages -- Asie -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Trade routes -- Asia -- Juvenile literature.
Trade routes.
Silk Road -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Silk Road -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Silk Road -- History.
Silk Road -- Description and travel.
Route de la soie -- Histoire -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Route de la soie -- Descriptions et voyages -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Added Author Hunter, Dawn.
ISBN 9781554511983 (bound)
1554511984 (bound)
9781554511976 (pbk.)
1554511976 (pbk.)

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