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How does an acorn grow into a tree? What does a baby sea horse eat? Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn... all about your favourite species with this stunning series. From plants and pets to exotic animals, readers will soon learn how different species are born, grow up and reproduce. Each book has amazing photographs, easy-to-understand text and discussion points for further learning. read more

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Why do tigers have stripes? How does an octopus move? What do elephants use their trunks for? My Little Book of Animals answers al...l these questions and many more. Simple, easy-to-understand text combines with close-up photography to provide an excellent introduction to the animal kingdom. Perfect for reluctant readers, this book will hold the interest of young children and encourage them to find out more about the word around them. read more

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$9.95 $8.95

Little fingers can easily learn how to move the sliders to reveal four favorite household pets and their names in this interactive... board book. The Wee Gallery activity books for pre-schoolers marry fresh design with engaging educational content. They feature beautiful illustrations, bold lines, whimsical animals, and repeating patterns are designed to stimulate visual development in young infants. Family-run Wee Gallery has over 10 years experience in graphic design and education, and so these books are guaranteed to excite and engage little minds. read more

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$17.95 $14.36

This book contains everything you need to get into the holiday spirit. Decorate your gifts in style, dress up for the occasion and... deck your home with hand-crafted decorations. This book is sure to provide hours of festive fun. Christmas Crafts presents a fresh approach to seasonal activities by incorporating papercraft, painting, textiles and jewelry-making. All projects use readily-available materials and are carefully chosen to appeal to girls and boys alike. Readers of all abilities can get stuck in as each project is graded with a difficulty rating of 1 to 5. A special 'techniques and materials' section describes everything you need to get crafting, with handy hints on where to shop and how to recycle old material. This section also provides further information and tips on the techniques covered in the book. Also includes 10 reusable templates attached in a handy pocket at the back of the book. read more

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Hamlet is miserable after the death of his father, but when the ghost of his father appears and reveals that he was murdered, Haml...et decides to seek his revenge... Will he succeed? A tragic tale of deceit and revenge. Combining modern-day English with stunning illustrations, QEB's Tales from Shakespeare bring the Bard's popular plays to life. Lively and easy-to-read, they are sure to capture your imagination! read more

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$15.95 $9.21

When one little rainbow lands in the rainforest, it causes BIG trouble! Monkey finds the rainbow in a tree and decides to show it ...to his friends. But as he swings through the forest something strange starts to happen�¿the rainforest is losing its colors, while the rainbow is growing bigger and bigger! Before long, the rainbow is huge, but the jungle is grey and the animals are very sad. Monkey tells the rainbow off for being greedy and eating all the colors. The rainbow starts to cry, soaking the forest with multicoloured tears. Everything and everyone gets their colours back. Just not their original colors... read more

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$14.95 $7.71

The Leafies need your help! Explore their jungle world and help them put on a birthday party for the king. Navigate through the te...mple ruins and watch out for the giant orangutan, solving maths problems and collecting objects along the way. This bright and busy mapping series provides a fun first look at co-ordinates and map skills. Maths activities combined with an exciting mission read more

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From speedy trains to jumbo jets, there's so much to see when you're on the move! Wonderfully detailed illustrations create busy s...cenes which will keep children entertained. Not only this but your children will learn along the way, too! Fantastic spot book activities, combined with non-fiction settings, make for an informative and entertaining series. With interesting facts dotted on each page, further educational value is added to the books. read more

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$8.95 $7.15

The peace of the fire station is shattered one morning when the alarm rings. Everyone has a role to play at the scene of a big bla...ze. This book combines an exciting rescue story with a detailed look at how firefighters work. There are plenty of machine and animal noises to join in with along the way. It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom! The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary. read more

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$8.95 $7.15

Neee-naaw! Neee-naaw! A brilliant look at the world of emergency vehicles and the animals who operate them, as well as an exciting... race against the clock to help somebody injured in a crash. It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom! The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary. read more

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$8.95 $6.48

What do the caterpillars eat? Where do butterflies lay their eggs? How long do butterflies live?Packed with fascinating facts abou...t life cycles, amazing photographs of every stage, and labelled diagrams to explain growth and development.Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn all about your favorite species with this stunning series. From plants and birds to garden animals, readers will soon learn how different species are born, grow up, and reproduce. Each book has amazing photographs, easy-to-understand text, and discussion points for further learning. read more

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Josh loves to be close to his mum at night in her pouch, or ‘pocket', as he calls it. Though, soon he must sleep on the grass like... the older kangaroos. One day, Josh's mum has a surprise about what is in her pocket: "It needs lots of love and care." Josh racks his brains to try and think and, after the help of several friends, gives up. What could the surprise be? And will he love it as much as his mother says he will? A sweet story about gaining a new sibling and how children can welcome a new member to the family. QEB's popular Storytime series are charming books that combine colourful illustrations with heart-warming narrative, each with its own unique message or young children. The series is ever expanding and now comprises 36 titles. read more

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$8.95 $6.95

Rabbit and Racing Car love racing round the track. Watch them vroom and zoom and find out if they win the race! It's time to get b...usy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom! The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary. read more

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$15.95 $1.97

Follow the fearless Georgie as she befriends a hungry dragon and shows others not to judge on first appearances in The Extremely G...reedy Dragon. The village of Little Chiddling has a big problem. A sleeping dragon, that cannot be woken, is fast asleep on a railway line! The Mayor offers a reward to anyone that can move the dragon off the tracks. Georgie Johnson courageously takes up the task and manages to wake the dragon up by rustling a packet of crisps. The crisps are quickly gobbled up and it's not long before the dragon visits a cricket match, a barbecue and even a wedding! Will the dragon get up to trouble or will he be helpful to the village of Little Chiddling? read more

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From deafening diggers to towering cranes, there's so much to see on the building site! With a hidden bird to find in every scene ...and fun facts to discover throughout, step inside for hours of entertainment. Look for hidden objects as you work your way through every spread, taking in all the sights. The wonderfully detailed illustrations create busy scenes which will keep children entertained. Not only this...your children will learn along the way, too! Fantastic spot book activities, combined with non-fiction settings, make for an informative and entertaining series. read more

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Julius Caesar, a powerful and respected Roman, is warned by a fortune-teller that danger is ahead. Caesar's enemies are conspiring... against him! The omens look bad in this tragic tale of power, war and ambition. Combining modern-day English with stunning illustrations, QEB's Tales from Shakespeare bring the Bard's popular plays to life. Lively and easy-to-read, they are sure to capture your imagination! read more

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$14.95 $2.09

Henry, newly crowned King of England, has decided he deserves to be king of France too... so war against France begins. What fate ...awaits Henry V and his people? Follow Henry's difficult journey in this dramatic tale of battle, triumph and loss. Combining modern-day English with stunning illustrations, QEB's Tales from Shakespeare bring the Bard's popular plays to life. Lively and easy-to-read, they are sure to capture your imagination! read more

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$9.99 $5.29

Count Dracula, a terrifying vampire, has travelled to England in search of new victims. However, a group of friends discover his s...ecret and are determined to destroy him. Carefully retold in clear contemporary language, and presented with stunning illustrations, these favourite horror classics will capture the hearts and imagination of young readers. read more

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Twins, Viola and Sebastian, become separated after a shipwreck in Illyria and soon confusion and mischief unfolds! Packed with fun...ny mix-ups, mistaken identities and muddled love, this humorous tale will make you laugh aloud. Combining modern-day English with stunning illustrations, QEB's Tales from Shakespeare bring the Bard's popular plays to life. Lively and easy-to-read, they are sure to capture your imagination! read more

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$8.95 $6.48

Where do acorns come from? How do acorns grow into trees? What is a catkin?Packed with fascinating facts about life cycles, amazin...g photographs of every stage, and labelled diagrams to explain growth and development.Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn all about your favorite species with this stunning series. From plants and birds to garden animals, readers will soon learn how different species are born, grow up, and reproduce. Each book has amazing photographs, easy-to-understand text, and discussion points for further learning. read more

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Giraffe can't see very well. But when her animal friends make her a pair of glasses, she decides she would look silly with them!In...stead of wearing them, and to prove to her friends she doesn't need glasses, Giraffe starts putting on protective clothing to stop her hurting herself every time she trips up or stumbles. After a series of mishaps, Giraffe is wearing a helmet, trousers, boots, a rubber ring, a bell and a ladder and the other animals think she looks ridiculous! They put the glasses on her at night, and when Giraffe catches her reflection in the water pool in the morning she is shocked! After taking off all the new clothes, she is left with the glasses - and finds she looks rather smart! read more

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Train is speeding through the countryside when Dog sees a red signal. There's a fallen tree and the mail train is stuck! How can T...rain help to keep the mail moving? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each story features a popular vehicle as the central character, and involves a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children tom understand what makes up the machines and help familiarise them with vehicle vocabulary and noises. read more

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$15.95 $8.93

Look for hidden objects as you work your way through every scene, taking in all the sights. The wonderfully detailed illustrations... create busy scenes which will keep children entertained. Not only this but your children will learn along the way, too! Fantastic spot book activities, combined with non-fiction settings, make for an informative and entertaining series. With interesting facts dotted on each page, further educational value is added to the books. read more

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$8.95 $6.46

How do sunflowers begin? What do sunflowers need to grow? When do the flowers open?Packed with fascinating facts about life cycles..., amazing photographs of every stage, and labelled diagrams to explain growth and development.Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn all about your favorite species with this stunning series. From plants and birds to garden animals, readers will soon learn how different species are born, grow up, and reproduce. Each book has amazing photographs, easy-to-understand text, and discussion points for further learning. read more

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$14.95 $9.55

The Merps need your help! Explore their underwater world and help them finish building the castle. Navigate through the spooky shi...pwreck and watch out for the giant octopus, solving maths problems and collecting objects along the way. This bright and busy mapping book provides a fun first look at co-ordinates and map skills. Maths activities combined with an exciting mission make an entertaining and educational underwater adventure. read more

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$14.99 $6.76

Toys, accessories, decorations... Learn to make all these and much more in recycling - a fantastic step-by-step guide to making 12... of your own recycled creations.Discover fun new crafts and techniques in this series. Learn to knit, make your own jewellery and create fantastic projects out of paper and recycled materials. Following on from the successful Art Smart series, Craft Smart presents a fresh, fun approach to four creative skills: knitting, jewellery-making, papercrafting and crafting with recycled objects.Each book contains 12 original projects to make, using a range of readily available materials. There are projects for boys and girls, carefully chosen to appeal to readers of all abilities. Each project is graded with a difficulty rating of1 to 5.A special ‘techniques and materials’ section encourages young crafters to try out their own ideas while learning valuable practical skills.Craft Smart series includes 4 titles:Knitting (978-1-60992-442-3) Fall 2013Recycling (978-1-60992-443-0) Fall 2013Jewelry (978-1-60992-441-6) Spring 2014Papercraft (978-1-60992-440-9) Spring 2014 read more

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$12.95

A beautiful new cloth book from the family-run Wee Gallery creators who know that newborn babies love high-contrast images and res...pond well to them. Get ready for sleeptime with familiar objects and animals such as a star, a car, a bunny a bee - before finally saying good night to you and to me. Gorgeous colors, tactile pages and a mirror will ensure this book becomes a firm favorite to return to night after night. read more

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Camouflage explains animal camouflage in easy-to-understand terms. Most of all, it helps children understand why some animals are ...destined to be camouflaged. The clear and simple sentences encourage reading skills and ensure that even reluctant readers finish the whole book. Each page is bursting with colorful photographs and exciting images that perfectly illustrate and reinforce the text.The Let's Find Out (Readers) series includes:Bugs and Slugs ISBN 978-1-60992-696-0Camouflage ISBN 978-1-60992-694-6Dinosaur Explorer ISBN 978-1-60992-695-3Tadpole to Frog ISBN 978-1-60992-693-9 read more

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A pair of striped zebras are climbing a tree? While giraffes are on holiday in the sea? Something is upside down in this Topsy Tur...vy land. What will be next? Step inside and let your imagination go wild. Full of bizarre and curious scenes to spot and discover. read more

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This delightful treasury of stories features charming characters and beautiful illustrations - each with a hidden message. The Big... Book of Bedtime Stories introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and includes eight stories to choose from. Each story is perfect for reading together and is just the right length for bedtime. All the other dragons laugh at The Littlest Dragon because he can’t breathe fire. But when winter comes all the other dragons catch colds. Will the Littlest Dragon be able to breathe fire after all? When William’s baby brother arrives, his Mom and Dad are too busy to read him a bedtime story, so William sets off to find a new home in There's No Place Like Home.Superchimp is the mighty hero of the jungle. But when Superchimp hears a booming sound, it stops him in his tracks.... Just who is this brave chimp is so frightened of? In Kindness is Magic Wolf finds poor Little Owl has fallen from her tree. He decides to help her learn to fly. Can wolf hide his frustration and will Little Owl ever make it home? Archie’s big brother Oliver has returned from a party with a party gift bag. Archie begins collecting a bag of treasures all of his own. When a magpie steals Archie’s Bag of Treasures, who will help him get it back?Max and Bear are best friends. Every evening Bear tells Max the best bedtime stories. One day Bear gets tangled up in a kite and flies far away from home. How will Bear find his way home to tell Max his bedtime story? All the animals are frightened of Snip Snap Croc. She could gobble them up in one bite. But who do these eggs belong to? The animals are about to learn that even Snip Snap Croc has a softer side. A child describes her pet chameleon and its funny color changing habit. She loves her pet, but her mom is less convinced because it keeps getting lost! Can they find a way to stop losing the chameleon in My Colorful Chameleon? read more

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‘How slow’s a sloth?’ (very s-l-o-w … the three-toed sloth hangs around in trees and hardly moves); why do elephants have big ears...? and who lays eggs as big as a football?  Find out the answers to the questions that have fascinated children (and adults!) for generations with this unusual and amusing question-and-answer book! A fun first introduction to the world of exotic animals, their behavior and their characteristics. With hilarious, imaginative questions answered by know-it-all animal characters and funny cartoon-style illustrations accompanying scientific facts, this book introduces children to facts about the planet in a fun, enjoyable way. read more

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Why does the sun set? How are snowflakes made? Why is the sea salty? Why do volcanoes explode? Find out the answers to the questio...ns that have fascinated children (and adults!) for generations with this unusual and amusing question-and-answer book! A fun first introduction to the world around us and the history and functions of our planet. With hilarious, imaginative questions answered by know-it-all animal characters and funny, cartoon-style illustrations accompanying scientific facts, this book introduces children to facts about the planet in a fun, enjoyable way. read more

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Wee Gallery interactive sound books are illustrated with bold, high contrast, black and white line drawings that will keep young c...hildren engaged and stimulated.It's time to make some noise! Toot, Too, Boom! Listen to the Band contains several sound chips that play familiar musical sounds. Young children will love learning to recognize each instrument as they're played by friendly animal characters. Durable and tactile, this book is perfect for the nursery or play pen. read more

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$8.95

Join bird as she hunts a tasty caterpillar, sings in the trees and meets a new friend. But what happens when she lays three small ...eggs in her nest? This bright, engaging board book follows a simple story about a little bird in the wild and is the perfect first introduction to nature for little ones. Each page features bright, bold illustrations and includes a window or a flap to encourage children to read on and discover what happens next read more

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Plane is at the airport preparing for a flight. Captain Koala and his co-pilot are expecting a very special passenger, the king an...d his family! Will Koala be able to help when the king leaves something very important behind? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each story features a popular vehicle as the central character, and involves a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children tom understand what makes up the machines and help familiarise them with vehicle vocabulary and noises. read more

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$8.95

It’s going to be a busy day on the building site. Digger needs to dig a hole so the foundations can be laid. There's earth to dig ...up and rubble to clear. Things are looking good - then there's an emergency phone call. Digger needs to attend a rescue, but will he arrive in time to be a hero? It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom! The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary. read more

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$14.95 $10.88

Space Shuttle is preparing in the launchpad to launch into space and to replace an old satellite. The shuttle engines and booster ...rockets roar into the sky and the shuttle enters space! Will Panda and his crew be able to replace the satellite? Who will they meet along their way? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each story features a popular vehicle as the central character, and involves a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children tom understand what makes up the machines and help familiarise them with vehicle vocabulary and noises. read more

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$12.95 $9.24

In this board book, the busy animals are hushed, one by one, at the end of a busy day so that Baby Bear can fall asleep. Hush, hoo...ting owl. Hush, chirping cricket. Hush, meowing cat. Hush, barking dog ... Five different sound chips bring the noises to life and gently calm the reader. Wee Gallery's range of board, cloth, and activity books for pre-schoolers marries fresh design with engaging educational content. The result of a fantastic partnership between Wee Gallery - which has been family-run for over ten years - and QEB Publishing, this book's beautiful illustrations, bold lines, whimsical animals, and repeating patterns are designed to stimulate visual development in young infants. read more

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$8.95 $3.25

Little Sira dug a hole in the ice and sank her line and hook. The sun was sleeping. But someone was watching. Someone big and whit...e and fearsome! read more

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Guaranteed to excite and engage little minds, these beautifully designed soft cloth books help to stimulate visual development thr...ough Wee Gallery's renowned approach of bold black line, contemporary design and stunning artwork. read more

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$15.99

I have sharp teeth and can slither fast.Can you guess who I am?Guess Who's Scary introduces young children to some of their favour...ite scary animals. With six lift-and-look flaps this books is perfect for little hands!Each book encourages children to work out who each animal is, with the help of written questions and clues, and visual hints such as a furry pattern peeking out from behind a bush.By lifting the flap the answer is revealed!The Guess Who series includes:Furry: 9781609922498Noisy: 9781609922481Scary: 9781609922511Speedy: 9781609922504 read more

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Join the Van Go family as they set out in their beloved little blue camper van on a globetrotting whirlwind of an adventure across... the world, trying out a range of vehicles from tuk tuks to helicopters! Join them as they take in the sights on a red bus in London, watch them hail a yellow cab in New York and help them navigate the twisty turns of the Paris metro. This is an entertaining adventure story perfect for little fans of everything that goes 'vroom'! Follow the Van Gos as they travel in different vehicles throughout their trip and find out how popular modes of transport look in different cities and countries around the world. read more

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$16.95 $3.14

I have sticky toes and red eyes. Can you guess who I am?Fun flaps for little fingers will reveal hidden animals!Guess Who's in the... Trees introduces young children to some of their favourite animals from treetop habitats. With eight lift and look flaps, this book is perfect for little hands!Each Guess Who's book encourages children to work out who each animal is, with the help of written questions and clues, and visual hints such as a furry pattern peeking out from behind a bush. By lifting the flap the answer is revealed! There are three clue questions to answer on each spread, as well as animal noises to imitate, things to spot and an extra animal fact under each flap.The blend of high-quality photographs and combined illustrations makes for a bold and exciting style. Each book has two review spreads with additional activities and discussion points. The four titles look at animals that are grouped together by an individual characteristic or feature.The Guess Who's series includes the following titles:Furry!: 9781609922498Noisy!: 9781609922481Scary!: 9781609922511Speedy!: 9781609922504In the Grass: 9781609926984In the Sand: 9781609926991In the Snow: 9781609927059In the Trees: 9781609927066 read more

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$17.99 $6.98

Step into the world of the ancient Greeks! Make a Minotaur mask, wear a chiton, write your name in ancient Greek, paint a fresco, ...design a mythical creature and build a Greek temple. Informative text and unique activities combine to bring ancient civilizations to life. Get hands-on with history in this exciting series! Each book is not only packed with fascinating facts, but every page has an activitymake a terracotta soldier, put on a shadow puppet play, or wear a war helmet. Informative text and unique activities combine to bring ancient. Each book in this series gives young learners a comprehensive introduction to a fascinating period in history, looking at food and drink, how people dressed, the buildings they lived in, their beliefs and festivals, family life and how society was organized. read more