Tracey Kelly - Shang Dynasty China - Hachette Children's Group

Shang Dynasty China

By Tracey Kelly

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Introduces the achievements of past civilisations through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme of that civilisation

Shang Dynasty China looks at one of the most fascinating and advanced ancient civilisations. Through structures as imposing as the tomb of a warrior queen or objects as beautiful and complex as a decorated bronze vessel, readers aged 9 and up gain a picture of who was who in ancient China and how the civilisation in which they lived worked.

Perfect for Key Stage 2, 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.

Biographical Notes

Tracey Kelly is an experienced children's non-fiction author, specialising in historical subjects.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445134062
  • Publication date: 09 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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