The Story of the World: Ancient Times v. 1: History for the Classical Child

The Story of the World: Ancient Times v. 1: History for the Classical Child

Hardback Story of the World: History for the Classical Child (Hardcover)

By (author) Susan Wise Bauer

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  • Publisher: Peace Hill Press
  • Format: Hardback | 350 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 211mm x 25mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 28 November 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Charles City
  • ISBN 10: 1933339012
  • ISBN 13: 9781933339016
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised ed.
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, maps, ports.
  • Sales rank: 17,707

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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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This works wonderfully as a family read-aloud... There's plenty of dialogue and enough detail to keep adults interested. --Cafi Cohen, author of Homeschooling The Teen Years