The Greatest Explorer in the World

Author: Jillian Lin, Publisher: Jade Publications

Once upon a time in China...

... lived a boy who dreamed of travelling to faraway lands. Zheng He grew up to lead a fleet of ships that were the biggest in the world. He undertook seven voyages to more than thirty countries and reached as far as the Middle East and Africa - possibly even farther. In this book, read about Zheng He's adventures and how he became 'The Greatest Explorer in the World'.


  • 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 9780994605665
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