Who was Marco Polo? Was he a merchant? A spy for the Chinese? The author of a travel book that inspired Christopher Columbus? He was all of these and more! Learn all about Marco Polo and his life, from the time he was born, to his twenty-four years in China, to his time in jail, up until his death! Filled with fun facts about the explorer and also of the times, this book is jam packed with loads of information that may truly surprise you.