From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
ISBN10: 1933339004 ISBN13: 9781933339009 Contributors: West, Jeff (Illustrator) Publisher: Well-Trained Mind Pr Published: Apr 1 2006 Pages: 338 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the World series covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americasfind out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This first revised volume begins with the earliest nomads and ends with the last Roman emperor. Newly revised and updated, The Story of the World, Volume 1 includes maps, a new timeline, more illustrations, and additional parental aids. This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations.