Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Delve into two ancient civilisations as we take a closer look at the superb "Discover" range from Isabel and Imogen Greenberg (Frances Lincoln Publishing)
Posted by ReadItDaddy at 10:30 AM Labels: Discover the Ancient Egyptians, Discover the Roman Empire, Frances Lincoln Children's Books, Imogen Greenberg, Isabel Greenberg
Don't let their diminutive size put you off. Crammed into the 32 pages in each book are a metric ton of amazing facts and figures about the Ancient Egyptians and the Romans, with an excellent historical timeline of the rise and fall of both civilisations included within the books.
Isabel's brilliant illustrations really bring the books to life. A graphic novelist, she's brought her comic-book skills to both titles with excellent effect. We've seen humour used to 'sell' history in so many other comparable titles but this is a new and fresh approach, opting to let Imogen's thoroughly researched treatment of the subject matter at
Follow-ups are planned in the same range (Hooray!) tackling Ancient Greeks and Vikings next (double hooray!)
What a pair of brilliant little books! "Discover - The Roman Empire" and "Discover - The Ancient Egyptians" are released on 7th April 2016 by Frances Lincoln Publishing. Make room in your bag for them both!