The Story of the World series brings to life the people, discoveries, conflicts, and stories that shaped human history, from the ancient era to our own time. Told in Susan Wise Bauer’s exciting, clear style, this series has been read aloud by millions of parents to their elementary-school children, and has been read independently by a generation of middle-schoolers.
Volume I: Ancient Times includes Egypt, Hammurabi and the Babylonians, Ancient China, Ancient Africa, the Exodus, The Greeks, Rome, and more.
Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps. Includes pronunciation guide and chronology.
The Story of the World series has over 800,000 copies in print. Along with the Activity Book, the Story of the World, Volume 1, provides an entire year of history, literature, and geography study. (History doesn’t happen in a vacuum; it happens in real places, so we put lots and lots of maps in our history books.)