The Emperor Who Built the Great Wall

Author: Jillian Lin, Publisher: Jade Publications

Once upon a time in China...

... a 13-year-old boy became its first emperor and built the longest wall in the world. In this book, discover why he started building the Great Wall, how he made China the biggest country on earth and what treasures he hid in his secret tomb. Find out how he became one of the most important people in Chinese history - and how China was named after him.


  • 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 9780994605603
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