By Tracey Kelly
Introduces the achievements of past civilisations through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme of that civilisation.
Each book in Great Civilisations approaches its subject through a scene-setting spread Who/where were the... then introduces the achievements of the chosen civilisation through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme. Writing, architecture, industry, warfare, transport and learning are all covered in the same simple, colourful and engaging way. Fact boxes and panels present incidental information and point the reader to the importance of parallel developments in other parts of the world.
Ancient Sumer looks at one of the most fascinating and advanced ancient civilisations. Through structures as imposing as a ziggurat or objects as simple as a stone seal, readers gain a picture of who was whom in the ancient Middle East and how the civilisation in which they lived really worked.
Tracey Kelly is an experienced children's non-fiction author, specialising in historical subjects.
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22 Jan 2015
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A great book for support on new aspects of the history curriculum — School Librarian
Writing, architecture, industry, warfare, transport and learning are all covered in the same simple, colourful and engaging way. Fact boxes ad panels present incidental information and point the reader to he importance of parallel developments n other parts of the world, allowing them to put history in context — Parents In Touch