The Great Pyramid: The Story Of The Farmers, The God-king And The Most Astonding Structure Ever Built (wonders Of The World Book)
- Number of Pages: 48
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Here's the story making use of the Excellent Pyramid and also the individuals who built it. In the author's telling, the Old Kingdom comes alive: a nation of farmers living on the green edge of a harsh desert with a king who was a god in life and in death. Tens of thousands of farmers left property every year to chisel hard stone without iron tools and move 10-ton blocks up steep grades with out the use of a wheel, all towards the glory of the Pharaoh.
The winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language. Outstanding in the genre, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader in to the worlds of history, geography, and architecture. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element.
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