Watch the past come to life in this gripping comic-book story, Instruments of Death.
Travel back in time to Ancient China and meet Shen, a talented zither player taken from his home to play for the great Emperor at court. It's a great honour and a dangerous mission. On his travels, Shen is attacked by pirates and becomes a hero, rescuing friends of the Emperor from certain death - as a reward he's asked to play at a great banquet.
But how safe is this new assignment and will Shen or the Emperor live to tell the tale?
Combining the excellent content of DK Readers with the excitement of a graphic novel, these thrilling books use rich, historically accurate settings-such as Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome-as the backdrops for tales of murder, betrayal, and revenge Reference section provides nonfiction context, including timeline, maps, and glossary.
Author: Stewart Ross
Publication Date: 05 Mar 2007
Age: From 8 To 12 years