Genre: Children Books, Children books Age 9-12, History
Description: Marco Polo, the World Traveller, was one of the first Europeans to visit the grand courts of China, India and other eastern lands. His wondrous journey inspired explorers for hundreds of years after. Using his records, people were able to follow his trail to a whole new continent that no one had heard of before. His "Books of the Marvels of the World" is one of the world's most famous travel diaries ever written and Marco Polo will remain one of the greatest travellers of all time. Join the curious and playful Digby and his big sister Hester as they make their way through the odds and ends at Mr Rummage’s stall at Knick-Knack Market. Discover the wonderful little objects they pick up and enjoy the stories about the great people they belong to. This book: * tells the factual biography of the great traveller Marco Polo within an exciting fictional story * brings his incredible tales of far-off lands into a modern setting * encourages involvement and fun through drama and dressing-up.