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

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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 ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812679311
  • Publisher: Cricket Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Series: Children of the Ancient World Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 482,326
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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