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If I Were a Kid in Ancient China (Children of the Ancient World)
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If I Were a Kid in Ancient China (Children of the Ancient World)

by Cobblestone Publishing, Cobblestone Publishing, Inc. Staff, Lou Waryncia (Editor)
 

What modern boy or girl wouldn’t want to be called “Precious Child,” as parents in ancient China referred to their children? Or wear a beautiful silk brocade jacket, as wealthy youngsters did? Or nibble on a crunchy roasted cricket? This fun book explores every aspect of life for Chinese children “way back when,” from distinctive toys

Overview

What modern boy or girl wouldn’t want to be called “Precious Child,” as parents in ancient China referred to their children? Or wear a beautiful silk brocade jacket, as wealthy youngsters did? Or nibble on a crunchy roasted cricket? This fun book explores every aspect of life for Chinese children “way back when,” from distinctive toys like a live “pet” dragonfly to hand-made lesson books to shopping at the exciting markets or strolling down the Silk Road in search of treasures. Vivid illustrations, detailed historical background, and a glossary bring this intriguing time to life for young readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812679311
Publisher:
Cricket Books
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Children of the Ancient World Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
226,709
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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