Are you ready to take an imaginary trip to long-ago time and faraway place? Life for kids in "The Middle Kingdom" was filled with plenty of hard work but also plenty of fun. Come along to this place of emperors and dynasties, farming and festivals, kites and dragon boats and colorful silk robes. Let's visit Ancient China!
Journey back in time to the days of the mighty Roman Empire, Join Cato, the young son of a merchant, as he and his best friend Titus watch the triumphal parade of the emperor, cheer on their favorite team in the chariot races, and sneak into the Colosseum to witness the violent clash of the gladiators. Along the way, you can solve the mystery of how our hero ends up surrounded by pigs at the story's end. It's a bloody, muddy adventure in one of history's greatest empires.
Come visit Ancient Egypt, the land of sand and soil! What was it like to be a kid in this long ago land? Did you go to school? What games would you play? What was family life like? Pharaohs, pyramids, hieroglyphs, mummies, and more wait to be discovered by you, so let's take a trip to Ancient Egypt!
Fluffy and sturdy, Alaskan malamutes were born for life on the ice! Mals are one of the oldest dog breeds and started as sled dogs on long hunting trips with indigenous Alaskans. From the Gold Rush to Antarctica, they’ve been exploring the world ever since. Young dog lovers will delight in this fact-filled title on these fluffy, hardworking companions.
Did you know Irish Wolfhounds stand 7 feet tall on their back legs? They are the tallest dogs in the world! Once ancient war dogs, these loving hounds now make affectionate family pets. Beginning readers will learn all about the long history of these gentle giants in this book featuring maps, traits, and other information on these four-legged giants.
At 200 pounds, mastiffs are the world’s heaviest dogs. Centuries ago, they were bred as fighting dogs, but today these massive pups are gentle, lazy companions. Young readers will love learning about the history, character traits, trainability, and other facts surrounding these floppy-eared giants.
Don’t be deceived by their tiny stature – Scottish terriers are some of the toughest little dogs around! These smart, stubborn pets are excellent diggers and loyal friends! Early readers will be enthralled with the adventurous world of Scotties.