It’s hard to believe that fifty-six pages of 700 year old travel details could consistently engross two seven and nine year old girls. Hard to believe, but, in the case of this beautifully illustrated and mesmerizing window to the world, nothing but the truth.
More exotic locations and travels on JOMB:
- 52 Days by Camel
- Lugalbanda: The Boy Who Got Caught Up In The War
- Taj Mahal
- Sanji and the Baker
- Ocean Wide, Ocean Deep
- Red Butterfly
You can read more about the veracity debate over Marco Polo’s incredulous journey here.
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Thanks to our daughter Lucy (9) for contributing the title of this post.