The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman EmperorPaperback Story of the World: History for the Classical Child (Paperback)
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- Publisher: Peace Hill Press
- Format: Paperback | 338 pages
- Dimensions: 132mm x 211mm x 23mm | 454g
- Publication date: 23 June 2006
- Publication City/Country: Charles City
- ISBN 10: 1933339004
- ISBN 13: 9781933339009
- Edition: 2, Revised
- Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
- Illustrations note: Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps
- Sales rank: 3,536
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.
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Susan Wise Bauer is the best-selling author of the Story of the World series and The Well-Trained Mind, among other works. She lives in Virginia.
"This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written."