Oxford Children's Ancient History

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From the earliest civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and China, through the glories of Greece and Rome to the fall of the Roman Empire, this children's history tells the story of the ancient world. It is a tale of mighty conquerors and common people, of myths and legends, and of the hard realities of making and keeping huge empires intact. The text is blended with personal dialogue based on real historical characters.

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"A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist"This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal"Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatch "A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist "This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal "Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatch "A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist"This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal"Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatch "A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist "This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal "Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatch "A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist"This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal"Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatch

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The late Roy Burrell was the author of The Greeks and The Romans and many other historical books for children.Peter Connolly is an honorary research fellow of the Institute of Archaeology in London. He is the author and illustrator of The Roman Army, Pompeii, Greece and Rome at War, and The Legend of Odysseus.

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