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This gripping combination of fact and fiction, will have you on the edge of your seat. It's the third century BCE, China has been unified by a powerful emperor. But some of the conquered want him dead. Plucked from his peaceful life, 11 year old Shen suddenly finds himself favourite musician at the court of China's First Emperor, but he is unknowingly drawn into a web of plots and counter-plots. Shen's precious instrument holds the key to the life of the Emperor. But when the moment for action comes, will he be ready? From the low-down on the terracotta army, to the plot to assassinate an emperor, you'll find facts on everything you need know to qualify as an expert on ancient China. Every page is packed with amazing illustrations, astonishing facts and detailed cross-sections. An innovative blend of fact and fiction guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat!
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Stewart Ross has written more than 175 books for adults and children. He has won a number of literary prizes for his work, including the American Bookseller's Association Book of the Year award and the Benjamin Franklin Prize.
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Book Description 1-4053 Dorling Kindersley. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Condition: Nuevo. 10/12/10. Seller Inventory # 441024
Book Description Dorling Kindersley Child's H/B, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1405313226