9781499803884

Blast Back!: The Great Wall of China

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$16.99 US / $22.99 CAN

Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Great Wall of China!

When people think about the Great Wall of China, that massive structure is likely to come to mind. But why did they build the wall in the first place, and how is it even still standing? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the Wall was built to what life in China was like at that time, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how working on the wall was often a form of punishment, and how the wall is so long it could wrap around the world twice! The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.

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Book Details

ISBN9781499803884
Page Count112
FormatHardcover
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateApril 4, 2017
Publication seasonSpring 2017
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Great Wall of China!

When people think about the Great Wall of China, that massive structure is likely to come to mind. But why did they build the wall in the first place, and how is it even still standing? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the Wall was built to what life in China was like at that time, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how working on the wall was often a form of punishment, and how the wall is so long it could wrap around the world twice! The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.