Author(s): LORNA FIONA & OAKES MACDONALD
This title includes fascinating facts, step-by-step projects and over 3000 fabulous pictures. Explore the history of ancient civilizations in eight amazing history books. Discover how people lived in ancient days: their wars, work, inventions, fashion, art and food. Learn through 120 step-by-step hands-on projects that make history come alive: construct a Celtic shield, a Samurai helmet or a beautiful Egyptian necklace and find out how to make a Greek scroll or prepare some tasty Japanese rice balls! This title features over 3000 fabulous colour photographs, illustrations and artworks throughout. This is a thrilling reference collection for 8- to 12-year-olds. In this wonderful collection of history books, children can step into the amazing worlds of bygone empires, and learn about the art, culture and inventions of ancient civilisations. Designed to be accessible and stimulating for the independent reader, this insightful collection of books is excellent back-up for home or school reference.
From exploring the forgotten world of the Aztec and Mayas, to discovering the marvellous secrets of ancient Japan, the books journey through time and trace the rise and fall of some of the most important and diverse cultures in history. Beautifully designed with over 3000 fabulous colour photographs, illustrations and artworks, this collection is an ideal companion for any home- or school-based study. Each book contains over 15 hands-on step-by-step projects to enable you to recreate the diverse legacies of the past.
Fiona Macdonald is a highly experienced children's author, specializing in history. Lorna Oakes lectures regularly at the British Museum and is the author of two books on Egypt. Philip Steele has written many history books for children on a range of subjects. Richard Tames is the author of more than 100 books for children.