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Taj Mahal

by Caroline Arnold

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Summary: This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Emperor Shah Jahan and the beautiful monument he built for his true love, Mumtaz Mahal. It tells of their love story and of how the work of architecture came to be. The end of the book includes the history of each of the various characters and the Taj Mahal itself.
Media: Acrylic, Pen, Gold leaf ( )
  mpitcairn06 | Nov 18, 2009 |
Genre: This book is a good example of a legend because it tells the story behind the famous Taj Mahal, a beautiful love story unaccompanied by any facts other than the people involved.

Setting: This book is set in the enchanted land of India in the 1600s, the Moghul dynasty.

Media: minature paintings surrounded by carpet patterns
  Nikki22 | Oct 23, 2009 |
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Recounts the love story behind the building of the Taj Mahal in India, discussing how it was constructed and providing information on Indian culture.

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