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How Kids Celebrate Christmas Around the WorldRegular price $15.95 Save $-15.95
A festive guide to Christmas celebrations around the world that is perfect for children ages 4 and up!
Everyone loves Christmas! But have you ever wondered what Christmas might be like around the world? This book teaches kids about different cultures, leading them to live culturally respectful lives.
In How Kids Celebrate Christmas Around the World, you’ll discover:
- Who brings Christmas presents in Italy?
- Where can we sunbathe on the beach on Christmas Day?
- What is the typical Christmas dish in Japan?
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- So much more!
How Kids Celebrate Holidays Around the WorldRegular price $15.95 Save $-15.95
Come abroad, young readers, as we discover holiday traditions and different cultures from around the world!
Good company, great food and drink, and most importantly, lots of fun—we all like celebrating holidays! But have you ever wondered how people spend holidays across the world? In How Kids Celebrate Holidays Around the World, readers will travel the world, experiencing many celebrations and cultures.
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How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were BuiltRegular price $17.95 Save $-17.95
We admire the ancient wonders today, but somebody had to build them. No heavy machinery, no semitrucks, no cement mixers. How was it even possible to build such wonders as pyramids and temples in ancient times?
Each one of the seven wonders of the world is unique, their beauty and magnificence has been lauded by the greatest poets and writers of the ages. In How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were Built, you’ll learn about the techniques and tools used to build them, what it was like to be there during the construction of them, and more!
We’ll touch on each of the seven wonders of the world:
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How the New Seven Wonders of the World Were BuiltRegular price $17.95 Save $-17.95
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In the next book in the How the Wonders were Built series, the new seven wonders of the world are introduced from the architectural point of view in this fully illustrated title.
The Great Wall of China, Petra, The Colosseum, Chichén Itzá, Machu Picchu, The Taj Mahal, and Christ the Redeemer were selected as the new seven wonders of the world by over 600 million people who participated in a vote between 2000 and 2007. But have you ever wondered how these monumental structures were built centuries ago without using the modern technologies and heavy machinery that is available today? This book will give you the answers you are looking for.
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Ancient Egypt for KidsRegular price $16.95 Save $-16.95
In Ancient Egypt for Kids, the famous ancient civilization along the Nile River is depicted in a novelty format like never before.
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In Ancient Greece for Kids, readers will discover everything there is to know about
Ancient Greece told in a novelty format.
Thousands of years ago, the first tribes arrived in the Balkan Peninsula, laying the foundations of Europe’s oldest civilization: Greece, which gave the world democracy, as well as endless knowledge of mathematics, architecture, military affairs, and philosophy.
Modern scientists can all trace their lineage back to Greek mathematicians and philosophers, and modern Greece is littered with the remnants of beautiful temples and ancient buildings that shaped the taste and style of modern architects.
Let’s travel far into the past and discover how the Ancient Greeks lived, worked, fought, and created art.