Where Is the Taj Mahal?

Where Is the Taj Mahal?

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Overview

Where Is the Taj Mahal? by Dorothy Hoobler, Thomas Hoobler, Who HQ, John Hinderliter

Learn about the love story behind the creation of one of the most beautiful and famous buildings in the world.

The Taj Mahal may look like a palace, but it's actually a tomb and a lasting testament to one of the world's great love stories. In 1612, Mogul emperor Shah Jahan married Mumtaz Mahal. It had been love at first sight and for nineteen years they were so inseparable that Mumtaz even accompanied Shah Jahan to battlefields. When she died suddenly giving birth to their fourteenth child, the emperor set about building a magnificent memorial to his wife. Everything about the Taj was perfectly planned, from the white marble walls that shimmer in the sunlight and sparkle by moonlight, to the countless decorative flowers made from precious gems that still astound visitors today. Recent discoveries at the site make this a timely account of a timeless monument.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399542145
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 01/24/2017
Series: Penguin Where Is... Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 120,099
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler have written many books for children and young adults, including Where Are the Great Pyramids? Their YA mystery, In Darkness, Death, won the Edgar Award.


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Where Is the Taj Mahal? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've been to the Taj Mahal and seen it by air and train. This book brought back wonderful memories.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book