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Zheng He, The Great Chinese Explorer: A Bilingual Story of Adventure and Discovery (Chinese and English)

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In the West, legendary explorers like Christopher Columbus, Ernest Shackleton and Sir Edmund Hillary are a recognized part of our history. But in China, that legend belongs to the great explorer Zheng He (1371–1433), who lived during China's renowned Ming Dynasty. Zheng He, the Great Chinese Explorer is a bilingual (English and Chinese) tale of his adventures.

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Hardcover, 42 pages
Published April 7th 2015 by Shanghai Press
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Becky B
A biography of the Chinese explorer Zheng He who sailed for the emperor during the Ming Dynasty. He did much to establish trade relations with other countries in Southeast Asia and East Africa during the late 1300s/early 1400s, and was the one to bring cobalt to China which enabled them to start producing the famous blue and white porcelain.

It's great to have some picture book biographies of explorers from Asia and be able to learn about some non-Western explorers. I had never heard of Zheng He
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