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The adventures of Marco Polo

Author: Russell Freedman; Bagram Ibatoulline
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American editionView all editions and formats
Explores the question of whether or not Marco Polo was truly a great world explorer.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Marco Polo
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; Bagram Ibatoulline
ISBN: 9780439523943 043952394X 0545019672 9780545019675
OCLC Number: 701851408
Notes: "Arthur A. Levine Books."
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: 009-012.; 1270.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 x 26 cm
Contents: Nothing but the truth --
Opening illustration, Passage through the Pamir Mountains / Bagram Ibatoulline --
The Polo brothers --
Opening illustration, Venice in the MIddle Ages / Bagram Ibatoulline --
The road to Cathay --
Opening illustration, At night in the desert of emptiness, and map / Bagram Ibatoulline --
In the court of Kublai Khan --
Opening illustration, The great Khan on his throne --
The city of heaven --
Opening illustration, The lake of Quinsai / Bagram Ibatoulline --
Homeward bound --
Opening illustration, the convoy of the Blue Princess, and map / Bagram Ibatoulline --
Did Marco Polo go to China? --
Author's note --
Art note : including all archival art descriptions and source notes --
Responsibility: by Russell Freedman ; with illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline accompanied by archival, period artwork.


Explores the question of whether or not Marco Polo was truly a great world explorer.


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