Barefoot Books – Riding on a Caravan (Picture Book)
A Silk Road Adventure! Travel along the Silk Road with a multi-generational family from Xi’an, China, to where China and India meet. Along the way, you’ll explore China’s varied geography and discover how the Silk Road fostered cultural diversity a century ago. Includes 9 pages of facts about silk, the cities mentioned in the story, Chinese geography, and even photos from author Laurie Krebs’s travels along the Silk Road!
Paperback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 24.1 x 0.6 x 24.8 cm
Written by: Laurie Krebs
Illustrated by: Helen Cann
“…brims with telling details…” —Publishers Weekly
“With [Riding on a Caravan’s] bright pictures and energetic text – both based on historical evidence – it is likely to nourish young imaginations” —Books for Keeps
About the author:
Laurie Krebs draws inspiration for her books from her adventures around the world. She is a former teacher from Connecticut, USA, and a mother and grandmother. She is the author of many globe-trotting titles for Barefoot Books, including We All Went on Safari and Off We Go to Mexico!