Who were the ancient Sumerians? What did they invent? Who discovered the royal tombs of Ur? Why did ancient Sumer end? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in local libraries where they can find out more. The detective shows readers how to create their own project about ancient Sumerian writing or mathematics, find out more about the people who first discovered the ruins of ancient Sumerian cities and make a model of a Sumerian temple. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.