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Ancient Wonders - Then & Now

9781787013407

Lonely Planet
Available: 09/18/18
11.1 x 10.2 · 24 pages
Ages 9-12 years
9781787013407
CDN $26.50 · cl
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Lonely Planet and Stuart Hill

illustrated by Lindsey Spinks

Ancient Wonders - Then & Now introduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on modern life.
Then, by opening the gatefolds and lifting flaps, they'll find out how these wonders were built, what they once looked like, and their rolein ancient society. Kids will experience gladiatorial combat in Rome, a Chinese army built from clay, Cleopatra's sunken underwater palace, and lots more.
Historical sites featured:
• Angkor Wat
• Machu Picchu
• The Roman Baths
• The Parthenon
• The Colosseum
• Stonehenge
• Petra
• The Great Pyramid of Giza
• The Terracotta Army
• Cleopatra's Palace
• Chichen Itza
• Easter Island

About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

Lindsey Spinks is a freelance illustrator based in the London area.