Ancient wonders : then & now / [written by Stuart Hill ; illustrated by Lindsey Spinks].
- ISBN: 9781787013407
- ISBN: 1787013405
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 x 29 cm.
- Publisher: [London, England?] : Lonely Planet, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
"Lift the flaps and step back in time"--Front cover.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The Great Pyramid of Giza -- Stonehenge -- The Colosseum -- Easter Island -- Angkor Wat -- The Parthenon -- Chichén Itzá -- Petra -- Cleopatra's sunken city -- Terracotta army -- Machu Picchu -- Roman baths.
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 role in ancient society. Kids will experience gladiatorial combat in Rome, a Chinese army built from clay, Cleopatra's sunken underwater palace, and lots more.
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