The Pirate King

Author: Jillian Lin, Publisher: Jade Publications

Once upon a time in China...

... lived a boy who became a pirate but not an ordinary one. Koxinga became a pirate who people respected and prayed to, even up to this day. In this book, find out why Koxinga followed in his father's footsteps to become a pirate, how he also became king of an island, and why the Chinese as well as the Japanese still see him as a hero - even a god.


  • 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 9780994605672
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