Usborne Children’s Books

Search Usborne


Currently unavailable on this website

A fascinating introduction to over 10,000 years of history, from the first farmers to the fall of the Roman Empire. From enormous empires to humble homes, the rise and fall of great civilizations across the globe is brought to life with lavish illustrations and essential information. Links to exciting websites bring the history alive with video clips, games, sounds and interactivity. Also includes a chronology, word list and time chart.

Book information

Key Stage
ISBN: 9781409531739
Extent: 96 pages
Dimensions: 276 x 216mm
Fiona Chandler

Press reviews

“"This book makes history interesting, accessible and fun - it is an excellent book for introducing children to ancient history."”
“An extraordinarily captivating history book for children.”


For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.