SHORTLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD 2021
This book showcases the greatest achievements of ancient civilisations, peoples and iconic figures from history. From the Nubians to the Native Americans , and the Akkadians to the Aztecs , our predecessors have pioneered a plethora of wonderful and wacky inventions, technologies and practices. They've constructed monumental buildings and sprawling cities, created languages, modes of transport, art, medicines, music, stories, myths and more.
Let's delve into the past and discover what humankind accomplished in the centuries and millennia since the first civilisations were formed...
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John Paul de Quay originally trained as a biologist and environmental scientist at the University of Sussex, before turning his hand to illustration. John Paul uses his creative talents to help people engage with science and natural history, bringing humour and energy to these disciplines.More about Jonny Marx