Builders of the Past

Overview

Why do humans build? Perhaps it?s because we don?t like living in caves. In the early days, a long, long time ago, we built walls around our homes and towns to keep out our enemies. As society advanced, rich and powerful people flaunted their wealth by building expensive palaces and monuments. Builders of the Past looks at the buildings man has constructed from the Stone Age to the last century. This is a large format picture book aimed at children in the 8?14 years age group. The focus is on educating children. ...
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Overview

Why do humans build? Perhaps it?s because we don?t like living in caves. In the early days, a long, long time ago, we built walls around our homes and towns to keep out our enemies. As society advanced, rich and powerful people flaunted their wealth by building expensive palaces and monuments. Builders of the Past looks at the buildings man has constructed from the Stone Age to the last century. This is a large format picture book aimed at children in the 8?14 years age group. The focus is on educating children. It is the latest book in a series on the environment and the world we live in.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781921073595
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 6/10/2010
  • Series: Young Reed
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Russ Ferrett is an avid traveler. He visited and explored every site featured in this book and he or a member of his family took all but one of its photographs. His travel, along with 40 years of teaching geography and history to children, makes him eminently suitable to write a book of this breadth. He has also written When The Earth Moves: Earthquakes and Volcanoes in this series.
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