For more than two thousand years, a secret army of life-size terra-cotta soldiers lay buried underground in China. But in 1974, some farmers digging a well discovered the first of what turned out to be an army of more than 7,000. Who made them? And why? In this fascinating reader, kids will learn all about one of the wonders of the ancient world and the fierce first emperor of China.
About Jane O’Connor
Jane O’Connor is the award-wining author of over 100 children’s books, including the New York Times best-selling Fancy Nancy series. She lives in New York City.
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Published by Grosset & Dunlap Feb 03, 2011| 48 Pages| 6 x 9| 6-8 years| ISBN 9780448455808