The Journey of Ibn Battuta 1325-1354
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780618083664, 40pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2001
James Rumford has retold Ibn Battuta's story in words and pictures, adding the element of ancient Arab mapsmaps as colorful and as evocative as a Persian miniature, as intricate and mysterious as a tiled Moroccan wall.
Into this arabesque of pictures and maps, James Rumford has woven the story not just of a traveler in a world long gone but of a man on his journey through life.
"An awe-inspiring tale, evocatively presented, and perfect for armchair travelers." Kirkus Reviews, Starred
"Simply put, this is a beautifully crafted work that will undoubtedly spark interest and encourage further study." School Library Journal, Starred