The Empress and the Silkworm

The Empress and the Silkworm

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A fictionalized account of the Empress of China's discovery, around 2700 B.C., that the cocoons of the worms in her mulberry trees were made of fine, shiny, silken thread which could be made into beautiful cloth.
Publisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Co., 1995
ISBN: 9780807520093
Branch Call Number: JE HON
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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LPW2000 Jul 04, 2014

This immediately captivated my 3 year-old. The true story of the discovery of silk in China. An amazing story, told very well for kids. Beautiful illustrations in soft colors.

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