With 100 carefully chosen words, each explained in just 100 words, this book provides a quick and fun insight into the characters, events and inventions of the Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.
How do you sum up the ancient world in 100 words? This book takes on the challenge! With 100 carefully chosen words, each explained in just 100 words, this book provides a quick and fun insight into the characters, events and inventions of the ancient world. Covering the Egyptians, the Greeks and the Romans, this book is an easy way to gain a rounded knowledge of the subject area. What were pyramids used for? How did the Romans fight battles? Which Greek inventions are still used today? Each word is brought to life with engaging illustrations and absorbing text, sure to inspire the imagination of budding historians.
Clive Gifford has travelled to more than 70 countries, has climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots and flown gliders. Hes had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester, UK.
Children’s & educational
Words & Pictures
In a Nutshell
7 - 11
People & places (Children's / Teenage)