The Assassin and the King by Fu Mei, Zhai Shurong. Rainbow Bridge Graded Chinese Readers - Level 1: 300 vocabulary words. The State of Qin, a powerful state, intended to annex other smaller states. To fight against Qin, the Crown Prince of Yan entrusted Jing Ke to assassinate the King of Qin. Bearing this important mission, the assassin brought special “gifts” to the State of Qin… Would Jing Ke slay the King of Qin? What fate was awaiting the State of Yan? There are English explanations throughout, and at the back an English translation and activities.
Paperback, 46 pages.
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