The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor by Susan Wise Bauer
  

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor

Written by Susan Wise Bauer
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RRP £19.99

Synopsis

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor by Susan Wise Bauer

What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the World series covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas-find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This first revised volume begins with the earliest nomads and ends with the last Roman emperor. Newly revised and updated, The Story of the World, Volume 1 includes maps, a new timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations. Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests-each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 1 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-5.

Reviews

This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written. -- Homeschooling in Japan

About the Author

Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, teacher, and historian. Her books include The Story of Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, the History of the World series (W. W. Norton) and the Story of the World series (Well-Trained Mind Press). She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as well as an M.A. in seventeenth-century literature and a Master of Divinity in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature. For fifteen years, she taught literature and composition at the College of William and Mary.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
338 pages

Author

Susan Wise Bauer
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Publisher

The Well-Trained Mind Press an imprint of Peace Hill Press

Publication date

1st September 2006

ISBN

9781933339016


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