Kublai Khan’s Gardener
Kublai Khan had one of the most incredible gardens the world has ever known. Learn about some of the amazing trees he would have had as you experience the era through the eyes of the gardener taking care of the trees.
Kublai Khan is one of history’s most famous kings. He had a huge palace built in Beijing, built the city walls, had a forest of trees on one of the hills, and did lots of other building projects. Sadly, the majority of his building projects aren’t around today. This story is about the head gardener (fictional) who was in charge of the forest of trees on one of the hills. Kublai Khan had trees from many places brought to Beijing for his garden and this man had to make sure that they all did well. It was a hard job and the gardener had to travel sometimes to pick up new trees. By reading this book, you’ll not only see how life was like in China during this time period, but also learn about a variety of trees. Included are pictures, drawings, and ideas to learn more about the trees and plants in the book.
Please note that this product is a digital download.