Ancient Wonders - Then & Now introduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks like today, and its influence on modern life.
Then, by opening the gatefolds and lifting flaps, they'll find out how these wonders were built, what they once looked like, and their role in ancient society. Kids will experience gladiatorial combat in Rome, a Chinese army built from clay, Cleopatra's sunken underwater palace, and lots more.
Historical sites featured:
- Angkor Wat
- Machu Picchu
- The Roman Baths
- The Parthenon
- The Colosseum
- The Great Pyramid of Giza
- The Terracotta Army
- Cleopatra's Palace
- Chichen Itza
- Easter Island
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"Ancient Wonders Then & Now combines history, culture, and architecture all in one book, packaged up in a way that will be appealing to even the youngest kids."—GeekDad
"This is probably one of the coolest lift the flat books I've seen for older kiddos. It's fascinating to see what some of the ruins used to look like."—Marcie in Mommyland
"Ancient Wonders: Then & Now [is] a stunning tour of some of history's most famous civilizations and their buildings, palaces, and temples."—Midwest Book Review
"Junior travelers will love this interactive Lonely Planet book showcasing history's famous man-made marvels including Stonehenge, The Colosseum, Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu and much more."—Globetrotting Mommy