A Child Through Time: The Book of Children's History (Hardcover)

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By Phil Wilkinson, Steve Noon (Illustrator)
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We know all about history through the eyes of adults, but what about children? Journey through the lives of 30 everyday children from the Ice Age to modern times.

A history book that helps kids today understand the lives of someone their age in the past - what they wore, the food they ate, and the games they played. 

You will meet and discover the lives of the Aztecs, Romans, and Vikings in their ancient empires and medieval castles, and many more! This educational book explores the often-overlooked lives of children in the past. 
This history of children's book is filled with fun facts and includes specially commissioned illustrations of the children and maps of the places they lived. This educational book also explores the historic moments that children witnessed. 

A Child Through Time also includes visually stunning maps, timelines, and illustrations. Collections of archaeological objects have been thoroughly researched to make this book as historically accurate as possible. 

This history book for kids will provide an immersive reading experience and shape their perspective on the often-ignored topic of family life through the ages. A Child Through Time covers key curriculum topics in a new light. This visually stunning learning tool is perfect for children ages 7 and up.

History Through the Eyes of Children 

Have you ever wondered how children lived in the past? A Child Through Time takes you on a historical journey through the eyes of children. Stunning illustrations by Steve Moon bring each child to life. The book is packed full of maps, timelines, and photographs revealing fascinating facts about kids who lived in the past.

Inside the pages of this history book, you’ll find:  

   • Get to know 30 children from early civilizations through to the modern period.  
   • Read all about the childhoods of famous historical figures like Tutankhamun, Pocahontas, and Marie Antionette.
   • Explore the toys, games, and food of everyday kids in the past.

About the Author

Steve Noon is an award-winning illustrator with more than 25 years of experience. A lifelong love of history and detail are common themes in Steve's work, which includes A Street Through Time, A Farm Through Time, and A City Through Time.

Phil Wilkinson is a nonfiction author, educated at Corpus Christi College at Oxford. Since becoming an author, after a career as an editor, he has written more than 40 books for children and adults, specializing in history, religion, architecture, and the arts.

Praise For…

Past Praise for A Street Through Time:

A National Council of Social Studies Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Selection

Society of School Librarians International Honor Books in the Social Studies category for Grades K–6 Selection

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465444936
ISBN-10: 1465444939
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: November 7th, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English




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