Jillian Powell - The Maya - Hachette Children's Group

The Maya

By Jillian Powell

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Designed to get kids thinking - and making! Key topics are explored through a mixture of facts and crafts

What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life.

Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445150482
  • Publication date: 24 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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