The Dreamer of Stars

Author: Jillian Lin, Publisher: Jade Publications

Once upon a time in China...

... a little boy became a scientist who was the first in history to discover that the earth was round. Zhang Heng devoted his life to studying the stars and making new discoveries. Not only was he a great painter, poet and mathematician, he was also a brilliant inventor. In this book, find out why people believe Zhang was the cleverest man in the history of China.


  • Also available as part of the Once Upon a Time in China (8 Book Pack) [ISBN: 9780995433489]
  • Based on historical facts
  • Fully illustrated
  • Simple language
  • List of additional facts
  • Quiz to test knowledge
  • Map of historical period
  • 32 pages, softcover
  • Recommended for ages 6 to 12 years

About the Once Upon a Time in China series

China has a long history but its many stories are often too complex for children. In this series, Jillian Lin retells China's best historical tales so they are easy and fun to read. Children will embark on a journey through time where they will get a glimpse inside the colourful lives of famous Chinese figures. Beautiful illustrations, gripping stories and fascinating facts make these books wonderful readers or bedtime stories for ages 6 and above.

More Information
Date of Publication 2016
ISBN 9780994605658
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