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What was it like, Mr. Emperor? : life in China's Forbidden City / written by Chiu Kwong-chiu and Eileen Ng ; translated by Ben Wang.

Zhao, Guangchao, author. (Author). Ng, Eileen, author. (Added Author). Wang, Ben translator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J 951 ZHA (Text) 36626103728028 JUV Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780989377669
  • ISBN: 0989377660
  • ISBN: 0989377644
  • Physical Description: 102 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : China Institute in America, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Have you ever wondered what it was like to be the Emperor of China? In this book, readers will get the chance to ask the emperor all the questions they might have about life in the Forbidden City. How was the emperor chosen? What was school like? How did he celebrate his birthday? Who were his friends? What were his favorite foods? How hard did he have to work? Could he be punished? Through fun and engaging stories reader will journey through the average life of an emperor and learn about the people who lived in the palace, including the prince who fought off a rebel invasion, the palace maids who lived in the Inner Court, the emperor who ruled twice, and the emperor who loved crickets. This book can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, with lively illustrations that encourage reader interaction.
Subject: Forbidden City (Beijing, China) > Juvenile literature.
Palaces > China > Beijing > Juvenile literature.
Palaces > China eijing > Juvenile literature.
China > Kings and rulers > Juvenile literature.

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