Hardcover, Grolier Academic Reference
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
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Sie ist ein Schwein, sie ist auch ein Schaf, Piep ist weder noch und beides, drum ist sie ein Schwaf. Sie mag fur so manchen noch ...ungewohnt sein, Doch sie ist genau wie die anderen, ob Schaf oder Schwein. #abookcalledpiep firstname.lastname@example.org" read more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning proc read more
Nine Years old and always in trouble, Sam has a kind heart but more challenges than most. After Sam gets in trouble with the polic...e, things get even worse and Sam and his four brothers and sisters are left alone when their mum goes missing. Here Comes Tro read more
Kittyland is in Danger Stream is an adorable little cat who's always full of energy. She's very nice, and she can sometimes get in...to a little trouble. But when Kittyland is threatened, Stream and the other animals have to work together if they are to s read more
Paperback, Houghton Mifflin School, 2012, ISBN13 9781770584143, ISBN10 1770584145
Thundering hooves, shining armor, and magnificent fortresses. the medieval age still fascinates young readers. Heraldry, knights, ...castles, battles, hawking and hunting, sieges, and holy wars - it's all here in this fascinating book that takes readers back through the centuries to medieval times. Fans of the chivalrous age will learn how a young page trained for knighthood, what it was like to ride into battle, how a castle was equipped for a siege, and much, much more. read more
Hardcover, Grolier Academic Reference
Step-by-step instructions illustrate how to recreate some of the crafts and special events of the medieval period, including plann...ing a medieval feast, making invitations, and preparing the food that would have graced a noble's table. read more
As the Roman Empire began to crumble and lose its long-held dominance over Europe, new civilizations were emerging to fill the voi...d. Germanic tribes like the Goths, the Franks, and the Vandals, as well as the Huns and Visigoths all fought for control of the land. Christianity became a more acceptable religion throughout Europe, while the Islamic religion was born in the Middle East and quickly spread, eventually making its way into Europe. The blending and conflict of cultures and beliefs helped to create what we now call the Middle Ages.Fascinating new characters were also rising in Europe like the emperor and empress of the Byzantine Empire Justinian and Theodoraambitious leaders who made one final push to recapture the west and regain the past glory of the Roman Empire. Meanwhile in the west Charlemagne had come to power by crowning himself emperor. A popular leader he spent much of his time travelling through his land on horseback accompanied by an entourage that often included an elephant! Vikings from Scandinavia began raiding parts of Europe until eventually they were stopped by Alfred the king of Wessex in England. By 1066, however, the Scandinavians got their revenge when William the Conqueror invaded England and took over.Filled with intrigue, conflict, power struggles, and colorful characters and based on primary source materials Barbara Hanawalt's The European World is an adventure at every turn. From Attila the Hun to Joan of Arc, from the fall of Rome to the Plague this pivotal moment in history comes alive. read more
In a life of ceaseless exploration, Marco Polo pushed out the borders of his narrow medieval world. Born in Venice in 1254, the yo...ung Marco Polo first met his father at age 15, when the elder Polo returned from a trading expedition to the East. The father's tales of the court of the Kublai Khan in China ignited a lifelong passion for adventure in the son. The Polos set out for China in 1271, traveling through the Middle East, across the Gobi Desert, to Khanbaliq in China. The journey took four years. Kublai Khan took a great liking to Marco Polo, employing him as a spy throughout his vast empire. Marco traveled and observed the cultures of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India in this capacity. His notes later became one of the world's great travel books, "The Description of the World." read more
"Enter a medieval world unlike any you've seen before." Welcome to an innovative and reader-friendly approach to medieval history,... one that combines visually appealing infographics, whimsical cartoons and lively, informative text. Every visual double-page spread highlights an aspect of the diversity and intercultural dynamics of the medieval world, from Europe to the Byzantine, Ottoman and Islamic empires. Readers get the inside scoop on crusaders and caliphs, Mongols and midwives, as they read about expanding trade routes, power shifts, conquests, adventures and persecutions. From the daily life of the medieval child to Rabban bar Sauma's extraordinary pilgrimage, the result is a colorful and varied picture of what life was like a thousand years ago. For example, did you know: what life was like for medieval women? you could buy a Turkish horse for 455 cartloads of dung? the best way to stop the unstoppable knight? a Viking longship is the length of two of today's school buses? who was most likely to die from the Black Death? how Rome and Constantinople rose and fell? Shapiro's meticulous research is brought to life by Ross Kinnaird's historically-based, humorous, illustrations. Who would imagine medieval history could be this much fun read more
Paperback, Houghton Mifflin School, 2005, ISBN13 9780618539215, ISBN10 0618539212
FeaturesThis captivating book introduces readers to Islamic history through vivid images and intriguing factsThe text works in con...junction with the eye-catching photos and illustrations to give readers a look into the history of Islamic culture, life, and politics, including Muhammad, the Arabian Peninsula, Mecca, the Qur'an, the Five Pillars of Worship, Sunnis, Shi'as, Muslims, and BedouinsTo aid in further development of vocabulary and better understanding of the content, a helpful index and glossary is provided- SKU: SHLLE2416 read more
Magnificent, ferocious, and very agile, these two-headed dragons are one of the rarest but strongest members in the dragon world. ...It strikes hefty blows with its tail, while its fiery breath is a deadly weapon feared by all. This collectible... read more
Using firsthand, accounts and other sources, books in The Library of Medieval Times bring to life specific aspects of the medieval... era, ranging from food and customs to medicine and disease to warfare. All books include a visual chronology highlighting important events of the Middle Ages, sidebars that elaborate on interesting topics, and vocabulary terms that are specific to the period. Book jacket. read more
Readers must use their historical knowledge of Medieval Europe to make their way through a choose-your-own-adventure style book.
Magnificent, ferocious, and very agile, these two-headed dragons are one of the rarest but strongest members in the dragon world. ...It strikes hefty blows with its tail, while its fiery breath is a deadly weapon feared by all. This collectible hand-painted figurine makes these fierce dragons comes to life. Dragon lovers and collectors will enjoy hours of imaginative play in wondrous worlds of conquest and battle, chivalry and horse play. Encourage your kids to use their imagination to create their own magical kingdom. read more
Were there advances in medicine in Medieval Europe and elsewhere in the world? How great was the impact of the break-up of the Rom...an Empire, and the growth of the Church, on medical practice and public health? This book examines beliefs and practices, pub read more
Shows how people defended themselves and launched attacks. This work includes medieval drawings, museum pictures, and illustration...s that help children understand: the crusades; how castles were attacked and defended; warriors and their weapons; how battle read more
100 Facts - Knights & Castles: An Exciting Medieval World of Brave Knights and Incredible Castles
Shows readers what life was like in a fourteenth-century English city, including what homes were like, how people made a living, a...nd the role of the church in society. read more
Attending a fun-filled medieval fair that has come to Bayport, the Hardy boys assist their friend Chet, a contest winner whose pri...ze ticket to a jousting tournament has been stolen. Original. Simultaneous eBook. read more
Describes life under the feudal system, the growth of towns and trade, and the influence of the church on society. This work capti...vates young readers by providing an account of the daily lives of: the nobility; knights; peasants; monks and nuns; townspeop read more
Prepare for battle and defend your kingdom with this intricate and breathtaking medieval-inspired chess set! The glass game board ...is held aloft by four towers of the castle, revealing the remains of previous clashes below. Warring royalty and their... read more