The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child
Volume 1: Ancient Times, From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: Peace Hill Press; Paperback
Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark, The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas - find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. 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. The companion Activity Book One: Ancient times (ordered separately) is designed to turn this book into a complete history program.
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? These questions and more are answered in this volume of The Story of the World.