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The Great Pyramid: The Story of the Farmers, the God-King and the Most Astonding Structure Ever Built Elizabeth Mann

The Great Pyramid: The Story of the Farmers, the God-King and the Most Astonding Structure Ever Built

Elizabeth Mann

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ISBN : 9781931414111
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48 pages
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Heres the story of the Great Pyramid and the people who built it. In the authors telling, the Old Kingdom comes alive: a nation of farmers living on the green edge of a harsh desert with a king who was a god in life and in death. Tens of thousandsMoreHeres the story of the Great Pyramid and the people who built it. In the authors telling, the Old Kingdom comes alive: a nation of farmers living on the green edge of a harsh desert with a king who was a god in life and in death. Tens of thousands of farmers left home each year to chisel hard stone without iron tools and move 10-ton blocks up steep grades without the use of a wheel, all to the glory of the Pharaoh.Wonders of the World seriesThe winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Manns ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element. Outstanding in the genre, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, geography, and architecture.One of the ten best non-fiction series for young readers. - Booklist