100 Facts Pyramids

100 Facts Pyramids

Author: John Malam

Publisher:

Published: 2022-05

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781789892659

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100 Facts Pyramids is bursting with unbelievable images, amazing activities and fun facts all about these magnificent ancient structures. Kids learn more easily with bitesized information Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice 100 Facts Pyramids contains key topics about these architectural masterpieces in simple numbered facts. Every page features fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text.


100 Things You Should Know about Knights and Castles

100 Things You Should Know about Knights and Castles

Author: Chris Oxlade

Publisher: Miles Kelly Pub

Published: 2001

Total Pages: 48

ISBN-13: 9781842360026

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Why why why do you ask so many questions? Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about things! Look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of interesting questions about your body. You will find fantastic pictures to help explain things more, cartoons to make you giggle, and fun things to do in the color panels.


Where Are the Great Pyramids?

Where Are the Great Pyramids?

Author: Dorothy Hoobler

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2015-09-15

Total Pages: 114

ISBN-13: 0448484099

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The Great Pyramids of Egypt--all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it! In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how mummies were made. Easy to read and scrupulously researched, this explores the mysteries that have attracted countless visitors to the pyramids for centuries.


Mummies

Mummies

Author: John Malam

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

Published: 2014-12-15

Total Pages: 50

ISBN-13: 148242178X

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Mummies, whether they're preserved by people or nature, are a fascinating way to examine different cultures around the world. While most people know about mummies from ancient Egypt, the first mummies were made more than 7,000 years ago in South America. Anthropologists can only guess why, most likely because of a belief in life after death. Readers will be awed as they discover how different cultures perfected their mummification process. Well-chosen photographs and illustrations will reveal the incredible preserving powers of peat. Gruesome discoveries and even modern mummies are all highlighted in this book, which includes 100 facts about magnificent mummies.


Pyramids

Pyramids

Author: John Malam

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

Published: 2014-12-15

Total Pages: 50

ISBN-13: 1482421860

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People travel thousands of miles to see the pyramids in Giza, Egypt. Even with the amazing skyscrapers constructed today, these 4,500-year-old wonders remain some of the most astounding structures on Earth. In this well-researched volume, 100 facts about these intriguing buildings and other pyramids will take readers around the world to Egypt, China, Mexico, and even a glass pyramid in Paris, France. Vibrant photographs, interesting activities, and fun quizzes and diagrams will keep readers engaged as they learn about history, culture, architecture, and more.


How the Great Pyramid Was Built

How the Great Pyramid Was Built

Author: Craig B. Smith

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

Published: 2018-01-30

Total Pages: 305

ISBN-13: 1588346226

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Going beyond even the expertise of archaeologists and historians, world-class engineer Craig B. Smith explores the planning and engineering behind the incredible Great Pyramid of Giza. How would the ancient Egyptians have developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, solved specific design and engineering problems, or even improvised on the job? The answers are here, along with dazzling, one-of-a-kind color photographs and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations of tools, materials, and building techniques the ancient masters used. In his foreword to the book, Egypt's Undersecretary of State for the Giza Monuments Zahi Hawass explains the importance of understanding the Great Pyramid as a straightforward construction project.