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From the ingenuity of ancient engineering to the innovation of modern marvels,

Wonders of the World reveals the greatest statues and structures that the world has ever seen. This striking book covers the ancient wonders, the later historical wonders, and the modern wonders of the world in glorious and colorful detail. Combining the latest computer-generated images with breathtaking photographs and engaging text, readers can peer into the world's marvels, such as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the unforgettable Taj Mahal, and the extraordinary Three Gorges Dam in China.

About the Author

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753459799
Author:
Steele, Philip
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Foreword by:
Riviere, Francoise
Foreword:
Riviere, Francoise
Author:
Smith, Miranda
Location:
New York
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Social Science - Archaeology
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Archeology / Anthropology
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Series:
Kingfisher Knowledge
Publication Date:
May 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illustrated with photographs
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.88 x 9.13 in
Age Level:
08-10

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