The House of Wisdom
DK Ink, Sep 1, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
Ishaq, the son of the chief translator to the Caliph of ancient Baghdad, travels the world in search of precious books and manuscripts and brings them back to the great library known as the House of Wisdom. 15,000 first printing.
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THE HOUSE OF WISDOMUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Heide and Gilliland (Sami and the Time of the Troubles, 1992, etc.) bring to readers Baghdad of the ninth century, a time and a place that sought wisdom and encouraged learning to the point of ... Read full review