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Seven Wonders of the World: Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization
     

Seven Wonders of the World: Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization

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by Carmella Van Vleet
 

Representing spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handy reference introduces children to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as well as the monuments on the new list. This superb overview captures the new icons of world culture, offering opportunities to discover amazing civilizations, technological innovations, and a shared global

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Representing spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handy reference introduces children to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as well as the monuments on the new list. This superb overview captures the new icons of world culture, offering opportunities to discover amazing civilizations, technological innovations, and a shared global heritage. Interesting sidebars, fun trivia, and entertaining illustrations make this an easily accessible and engaging trip through time, while hands-on projects encourage active learning. Requiring little adult supervision and using supplies commonly found in most households, activities range from creating a model coliseum to making a working water pump. From the pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru and the Great Wall of China, this exploration will ensure that children gain an appreciation of the importance of preserving our world’s treasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781105697708
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

Carmella Van Vleet is a former teacher whose work has appeared in Highlights, Parenting magazine, and Scholastic Instructor magazine. She is the author of Amazing Arctic and Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself, Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Ancient Egypt, Explore Ancient Greece, Explore Ancient Rome, and Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself. She lives in Lewis Center, Ohio. Shawn Braley is an award-winning illustrator who specializes in cartoon and editorial illustration. He lives in White River Junction, Vermont.

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Seven Wonders of the World: Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a fun, learning, book for kids ages 6-8.