1 2 3 Suddenly in China: The Sacred Flower ( 1 2 3 Suddenly In... )
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Young Martin's grandfather was once a world explorer, and now he has given Martin a key that opens the door to his secret storeroom. That's where Grandpa keeps a very special travel album and a magic necklace that can transport Martin to different faraway places. In this book, Martin is transported to Beijing, the capital city of China, where he watches a grand parade, meets a little girl named Meixiang, her cousin Zhou, and her friendly grandparents. Meixiang explains Chinese writing, shows him the Forbidden City, and her grandfather tells Martin the legendary tale of the dragons that inspire the annual Chinese New Year festival. Later, they all start out on a travel adventure. They visit China's Great Wall, then travel by boat on the Yangtze River, and go on to see many more wonderful sights. Titles in this series: 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Brazil, 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in China, 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Egypt, 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Mexico.
Target age group 9-12