Author(s): PHILIP STEELE
Step back in time to discover the wonders of the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, the Aztecs and Maya, the Incas, Ancient China and Ancient Japan Journey through 30,000 years of human history and explore the ideas, discoveries and technology that shaped the human race at the beginnings of our civilization. Children can probe the mysteries of the pyramids of ancient Egypt for themselves, learn how one small city became the heart of the mighty Roman Empire, find out how the Aztecs treated rattlesnake bites and tarantula stings, and discover the secrets of the Japanese martial arts. More than 3000 photographs, maps, drawings and timelines vividly bring the past to life with important dates, events and facts highlighted in detailed timelines and information panels. Plus there are 120 step-by-step projects that allow children to experience the past in a fun and exciting way: fly a Chinese dragon kite, build a model of an Egyptian pyramid, and prepare a Stone Age meal.