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Jingu: The Hidden Princess

Jingu: The Hidden Princess (Hardback)

By Pray, Ralph E.
Illustrated by Li, Xiaojun

To young Princess Jingu, the Japanese Imperial Palace in the 4th century is full of secrets. Why is she not allowed any visitors or friends when other children run and play together? Why is she the only princess with a private teacher from China? Her life within the palace walls ...is solitary and studious, and she has only her servants, teachers, and faithful cat Skoki to keep her company. But on Jingus 10th birthday, she receives a gift from the Emperor with a mysterious message hidden inside, and everything changes. Explore the fascinating world of ancient Japan in this historically-based account of a young princess journey from girl to true leader. As her travels take her from a tiny fishing village to the grandeur of the Emperors chambers, Jingu must find out what, and who, is hidden beyond the paper walls of her home secretly guiding her future. Only then will she face her destiny and take her rightful place in the magnificent history of Japan.
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ISBN 9781885008213
Released NZ 1 Mar 2002
Publisher Shens Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781885008213
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Shens Books
Imprint Shens Books
Released 1 Mar 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Pray, Ralph E.
Illustrated by Li, Xiaojun
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 147mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 227g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Friendship, Family life
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile