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100 Facts - Pyramids By Malam John

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100 Facts - Pyramids by Malam John

100 Facts Pyramids is bursting with unbelievable images, amazing activities and exactly 100 facts. Children will soon learn everything they need to know about these magnificent ancient structures.
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. This fascinating Aztec, Mayan and ancient Egypt book for kids is perfect for school children aged 6+.
Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Pyramids:
# The building of the famous Pyramids of Giza in Egypt
# Mayan and Aztec pyramids and what they were for
# Modern interpretations of structures around the world
Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts:
# If you could talk to an ancient Egyptian, he wouldn't know what a pyramid was! In his language a pyramid was a 'mr' (say: 'mer'), and pyramids were 'mrw' (say: 'meroo').
# Pyramids were built with narrow shafts that pointed to the stars. The Egyptians believed that a pharaoh's soul used these shafts to travel between the world of the living and the afterlife
# Napoleon worked out that the three Pyramids of Giza contained enough stone to build a wall around France 3 centimetres wide and 3.7 metres high!
Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include:
# Quiz question: What is the high, open space inside the Great Pyramid called?
# Make a mosaic with coloured paper cut into small squares, plain paper, a pencil and glue. Draw a design on plain paper and fill it in with the coloured pieces
# Use books or the Internet to find examples of beautiful Egyptain paintings on burial chamber walls
Author: John Malam
Consultant: Fiona Macdonald
Pages: 48
Age: 6+
Dimensions: 9 X 12
Format: Paperback with holographic foil
ISBN: 9781848102378

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100 Facts - Pyramids by Malam John
Malam John
Used - Very Good
Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
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