History Books for Kids: Time Traveling to the Past

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History Books for Kids: Time Traveling to the Past

History can be fun for kids if you find the right books! Mysteries, fun facts and more in these enthralling books that will get your child hooked and wanting to know more about the past.

History Books for Kids: Time Traveling to the Past!

History can be a tough subject to feel excited about for many. But like all subjects it is the way it is taught that makes the difference. Learning about other civilizations can expand your child's imagination and make them understand our roots better.

Whether it is the Egyptians, the Romans or the Greeks, your child will have fun reading about the fun characters of our past with these history books for kids!

History Books for Kids

The Egyptians

The Egyptians were a fascinating civilization with their famous pyramids and the scary mummies. Now your child will learn about the buffoons and the pharaohs in Hard Nuts in History: Ancient Egypt. 

This book is bursting with fun anecdotes of nutty characters from Ancient Egypt that your child will enjoy learning about! The illustrations captivate the readers to immerse themselves in the different time periods and will drive their imagination wild with the clever storytelling.

In addition, there are quizzes that can test your child’s comprehension about the fun personas that fill the book. This book is recommended for children aged 7 and above.

The Romans

The Romans have influenced many of the subjects that are taught at school. But how about a history book for kids that both teaches about the Romans and has an impact on your child?

Tony Bradman’s historical fiction, Revolt against the Romans narrates the story of Marcus, a Roman boy, who is a noble’s son. One day, his father is stationed in Britannia and decides that Marcus will accompany him. On his journey north Marcus is captured by a savage tribe, the Catuvellauni. What will happen to him? Will his father be able to rescue him?

Marcus’s story will enthrall young readers into the great battles of the Romans in the British Isles. The story explores honor, pride and betrayal through the eyes of a young boy who must decide between himself and his country. This book is recommended for ages 8 and above.

The Greeks

The Greeks have played a very important role in shaping the society of today. By reading Mark of the Cyclops your child will be enthralled in the mystery that Thrax and Nico have to solve. 

In resolving the enigma, they will protect a young slave who has been wrongly blamed for an incident involving a broken vase with a suspicious looking mark of cyclops. Your child will be intrigued as the main characters come ever closer to figuring out who is behind the accident. Throughout the story the child will learn about the daily life in Ancient Greece, the gods they revered and their traditions.

In addition, at the end of the book there are fun facts about the Greeks that your child will be enthralled by! This book is recommended for children aged 9 to 11.

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