• Children's

    The Emperor Who Built The Great Wall (illustrated kids books, picture book biographies, bedtime stories for kids, Chinese history and culture): Qin Shihuang (Once Upon A Time In China)

    ★ Now includes Chinese translation! ★ DID YOU KNOW that China was named after its first emperor—the brilliant, all-powerful emperor who built The Great Wall? In this book, read about his interesting life and how he became one of the most important men in Chinese history. Emperor Qin Shihuang may have lived more than two thousand years ago, his memory still lives on. Each year, thousands of people visit the Great Wall, as well as the army of Terracotta Warriors hidden in the emperor’s secret tomb. And did you know that China was named after him? In The Emperor Who Built The Great Wall, discover why Qin built the Wall, how he made China the biggest country on earth, and what he hid in his secret tomb. The simple language and beautiful illustrations make this book a wonderful reader or bedtime story. Written in English and Chinese (simplified Chinese characters and Hanyu Pinyin romanization), it is suitable for all ages, but children aged 5-12 years will especially enjoy reading this book. About the Once Upon A Time In China… seriesChina has a very long history that includes many fascinating stories, but often they are too complex for young children to read. For this series, Jillian Lin has rewritten the most well-known tales in a simple, engaging manner, for children from age 5 to enjoy. While some stories sound almost like fairytales, they are all based on true historical facts, brought to life with beautiful illustrations. Each book contains the life story of a famous figure in Chinese history, a list of interesting facts, a quiz, and a map. Other books in this series include:– The King Without A Throne (Confucius/Kong Qiu) – www.amazon.com/dp/B00TPRSD0I– The Mountain Man Of Music (Zhu Zaiyu) – www.amazon.com/dp/B00X36J87E– The Miracle Doctor (Hua Tuo) – www.amazon.com/dp/B01EBRN52M– The Girl Who Became Emperor (Wu Zetian) – www.amazon.com/dp/B01EDLZMFY– The Dreamer Of Stars (Zhang Heng) – www.amazon.com/dp/B01EDMFON8– The Greatest Explorer In The World (Zheng He) -www.amazon.com/dp/B01EE4IHQQ– The Pirate King (Koxinga/Zheng Chenggong) – www.amazon.com/dp/B01EDOPTRM Sign up to my newsletter at www.jillianlin.com to be the first to hear about my new releases and special sales. Read more