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Ancient Africa

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In this unique series, poems and original full-color illustrations bring ancient civilizations to life. Each book in Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times focuses on the history, people, myths, food, and daily life of a different ancient culture. Read about African cities, Egyptian queens, Greek architecture, and Roman gladiators.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Children's Press(CT) (first published September 2001)
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Kristyan Williams
Jul 23, 2010 Kristyan Williams rated it really liked it
This book would be most suitable for use with younger children because it contains very little factual depth. However, I thoroughly enjoyed the poems, and think they would work well as a way to help kids remember information about the various kingdoms, heroes, and tribes of ancient Africa. My favorites are the two poems about the Maasai peoples and the Mali kingdom; these and many of the other subjects in the book are very rarely introduced or learned about in elementary schools.
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