Father's Road
Illustrated By: Tan Jun
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Illustrated By: Tan Jun
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In Father's Road by Ji-yun Jang, and illustrated by Tan Jun, is about a boy named Wong Chung who has been invited to travel with his merchant father along the Silk Road to Constantinople. Wong Chung learns that this long and arduous journey is filled with many hardships, including thirst and hunger, scathing weather, and dangerous bandits. Wong has a lot to learn from his father and with so many obstacles, will their caravan make it to the glittering city to trade their goods? Includes a brief history of the Silk Road, including the global exchange, the goods different countries traded, the geography of the road, a time line of events, and more!

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 36
Vendor: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 9.00 X 10.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0802854729
ISBN-13: 9780802854728
Ages: 6-10

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Publisher's Description

Wong Chung is thrilled when he has the chance to join his father’s caravan and embark on a journey along the Silk Road. But with the harsh terrain, brutal sandstorms, and marauding bandits, the journey is not an easy one. With so many obstacles will they ever be able to reach the magnificent markets in Constantinople?
This book in the new Trade Winds series presents historical information about the most well-known trade route in a fun, accessible way.

Author Bio

Ji-yun Jang currently splits her time between writing picture books and developing learning programs for children. Her previous books include My Body Got Stretched, GomGomi’s Promise, and Spinning Wheel, Spinning Wheel, Turn Around.


Tan Jun was born in Hunan, China. His works include The Story of the Fox, The Happy Prince, and The Family Tree. In Father’s Road, Tan Jun emphasizes black and white to express the difficult journey through the Silk Road and the atmosphere of the time period.
 

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