ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA...
... a girl grew up to become its first and only female emperor. Wu Zetian started out as one of the many wives of the emperor and worked her way up until she sat on the throne herself. In this book, find out all about Wu’s fascinating life. Discover how she managed to become the emperor’s wife number one, take his place and rule China for more than 50 years.
The simple language and beautiful illustrations make this book a wonderful reader or bedtime story. It is suitable for all ages but children aged 6-12 years will especially enjoy reading this book.
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 six and above. Each book contains the life story of a famous figure in Chinese history, a list of interesting facts, a quiz and a map.