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Craft Box: Ancient Greeks Jillian Powell

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780750284042
Size:
265 x 210 x 3mm
Published:
9th Oct 2014
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Series:
Craft Box
Ancient Greece
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Overview

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2.Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time.Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom.In Craft Box: Ancient Greeks, you can learn how to make theatre masks, a a fish dish, a Medusa headdress, an Olympic torch, a perfume bottle, a golden wreath, a fibula, a Hoplite's shield, a Greek arm guard, a gable decoration, a discus and pan pipes!Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Greece and its people, from food and everyday life to the Olympics and religion.A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the ancient Greeks.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Author

Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.

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