The Maya were an advanced civilisation that built magnificent cities in the rainforests of Central America. Find out about Mayan numbers, bloodletting rituals, and why the Maya disappeared.
Inside you can read about: calendars and astronomy; how to make a mosaic mask; writing and crafts; the life of a ballplayer; city-states and the elite.
Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new curriculum.
Other titles in the Explore! Series include: Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Mayans, Early Islamic Civilization and The Indus Valley.
Izzi Howell is an editor and author of books for children.