This book includes many more details than you would expect to find-the tradition of the Empress finding a beautiful plant with a very nice smell- a plant unknown to her - She named the plant basil- which means..well, if you don't know what it means- you will just have to read on to find out! Much more information on a variety of aspects of the story is included. The many details and lively pictures give the story an appeal to a broad audience - so little children and older children will each find something to hold their interest- until the very end!!
(21 x 27 cm)