The King Without a Throne

Author: Jillian Lin, Publisher: Jade Publications

Once upon a time in China...

... a boy grew up to become one of the greatest teachers in China. Today, 2,500 years later, people all over the world know him and study his ideas. In this book, read about the brilliant Confucius. He had thousands of students, gave advice to kings and opened the first public school in the world. However he thought he was a failure - discover why in The King Without a Throne.


  • 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 9780994605610
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