History by Belinda Gallagher
  

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History by Belinda Gallagher

Children's Encyclopedia History is overflowing with 500 incredible facts about ancient history. With fascinating information and detailed illustrations covering ancient Egypt, ancient Greece and ancient Rome, this history encyclopedia for kids aged 7+ will amaze and astound! In Children's Encyclopedia History, young learners will discover why the river Nile was so important, what life was like in the hub of the great Roman Empire and what makes a excellent gladiator through five main topics: Ancient Egypt, Mummies, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and Gladiators. Written and checked by experts, this brilliant book features fun panels containing activities, hilarious cartoons and quizzes to encourage interactive learning. Essential topics covered in Children's Encyclopedia History: # Ancient Egypt: Powerful pharaohs, The farmer's year, and Clever Egyptians# Mummies: The first mummies, Tombs and tomb robbers, and Worldwide mummies# Ancient Greece: Kings and warriors, Gods and Goddess, and Olympic Games# Ancient Rome: Roman Style, In the army, and Roman know-how# Gladiators: Spartacus, Amazing arenas, and Armour, shields and helmets Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: # Temple visitors had to shave off their hair and eyebrows before they were allowed to enter the Egyptian sacred buildings.# Roman engineers designed lavatories. They were convenient, but not at all private - users had to sit on rows of seats side by side!# Some gladiators became so popular that people used to write graffiti about them on the walls of buildings around Rome. Activities to make learning fun include: # Use ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics to spell out your name and other words.# Create your very own Greek chiton using cloth, safety pins and a belt.# Make yourself a brightly coloured gladiator shield ready for battle - make sure you don't forget the handles! Pages: 224 Age: 7-10 Dimensions: 8.75 X 11.25 Format: Hardback ISBN: 9781782091844

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Format

Hardback
224 pages

Author

Belinda Gallagher
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Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

31st May 2014

ISBN

9781782091844


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