Rainbow Reading Level 4 - Archaeology: Strings of Beads Box D by Lesley Beake


Rainbow Reading Level 4 - Archaeology: Strings of Beads Box D by Lesley Beake

Strings of beads presents the history of beads from their earliest beginnings to their use in South Africa today. It explains what beads are used for and how to make ostrich beads. The reader is taken on a historical journey to southern African sites where archaeologists have found very old beads. It also tells about beads from ancient Egypt. The book ends with a look at beads today and how they create work for South Africans.

About the Author

Lesley Beake

LESLEY BEAKE is a multi-award-winning writer for children and young adults. Her international awards include, for Song of Be, a Children's Book of Note and the Best Book for Young Adults by the ALA. Outside South Africa her books have been published in ten countries. Of the 45 books published in South Africa, one has been translated into thirteen African languages. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was the highly-acclaimed picture book Home Now, illustrated by Karin Littlewood. She lives in Simon's Town, near Cape Town, South Africa.

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24 pages


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Publication date

25th February 2009



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