Hands-on History! The Celts Step into the World of the Celtic Peoples, with 15 Step-by-step Projects and Over 400 Exciting Pictures by Fiona MacDonald
  

Hands-on History! The Celts Step into the World of the Celtic Peoples, with 15 Step-by-step Projects and Over 400 Exciting Pictures

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Hands-on History! The Celts Step into the World of the Celtic Peoples, with 15 Step-by-step Projects and Over 400 Exciting Pictures by Fiona MacDonald

Step into the world of the Celtic people, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 exciting pictures. It offers a journey back to a time more than two thousand years ago, when the warlike Celts dominated northern and central Europe. Marvel at their bravery and nobility in battle, and discover why they were both feared and admired by the Greeks and Romans. It includes 15 easy and fun projects enable you to re-create the past - draw a classic Celtic border, craft an elaborate brooch, make a mighty warrior's shield and helmet, sculpt an elegant pot, forge an intricate wild boar statue, and build a roundhouse fit for a Gaelic chieftain. It features more than 400 photographs and illustrations include diagrams, historical maps and a pictorial timeline. It is ideal for home or school use for ages 8 to 12. Find out fascinating facts about the many different Celtic clans: the reasons for their migration, their mysticism and beliefs, and how they crafted exquisite metalwork. Delve into everyday life to find out what the Celts ate, where they lived, the brave heroes they revered and the deadly weapons with which they armed themselves. A selection of 15 practical projects will make learning stimulating, exciting and fun either at home or in the classroom: reproduce the famous Gundestrup bowl, make a Welsh harp and tuck into traditional Celtic oatcakes!

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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Hardback
64 pages

Author

Fiona MacDonald
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Publication date

12th August 2013

ISBN

9781843229933


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