We're Riding on a Caravan
Travel along the Silk Road with a multi-generational family from Xi'an, China, to where China and India meet. Along the way, you'll explore China's varied geography and discover how the Silk Road fostered cultural diversity a century ago. Includes 9 pages of facts about silk, the cities mentioned in the story, Chinese geography, and even photos from author Laurie Krebs's travels along the Silk Road!
Explore the world of stunning silk, delicious spices and exotic trade locations in this rhyming tale about a Chinese family's journey along the Silk Road, the trade route that runs thousands of miles through Asia.
"...brims with telling details..." --Publishers Weekly
"With [Riding on a Caravan's] bright pictures and energetic text – both based on historical evidence – it is likely to nourish young imaginations" --Books for Keeps
This book is an excellent way to introduce the trade route. -School Library Journal
Ages 4 to 10 years
Written By: Laurie Krebs
Illustrated By: Helen Cann
FORMAT - Paperback