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Oxford Children's History of the World Paperback – 7 Sep 2006

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; New Ed edition (7 Sept. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199115745
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199115747
  • Product Dimensions: 22 x 1.2 x 27.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 96,628 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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It covers world history from hunter gatherers, to the end of the twentieth century, in a clearly organised, well-written, and lavishly illustrated volume, printed throughout in full colour. (Tom Monaghan)

Encompassing the whole of human history, this comprehensive book is a great classroom reference tool for the study of any society. (Junior Focus)

History at a glance which also tackles each topic in some depth. Hugely impressive - every child should have one. (Daily Express)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By maryatlincoln on 17 Dec. 2010
Format: Hardcover
Oxford Children's History of the World
I am a school governor of a primary school and wanted to treat the children to some good books for their new school library. I chose this book in the hope it would share my love of history with the children, and I must say I am delighted with it. I know quite a bit about ancient history in an amateur way by reading on the subject for many years, and was pleased to see the ancient history section contained the latest information in an easy to understand way, with colourful maps, charts and illustrations. The most famous and typical artefacts of each ancient civilisation are included, so the children will become familiar with them from the start, and hopefully feel at home in the world of history. I found the rest of the book equally good.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By blamac on 12 Dec. 2011
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my very inquisitive 5 year old daughter. Although she is a bit young she loves me to read it to her. It has just enough on each topic to keep kids interested and not turn them off with too much info. We love this book.
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. V. Yates on 28 Jan. 2010
Format: Paperback
A really good informative history book for kids. Just the right amount of information on each subject for kids to understand without it blowing their minds.
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By YB on 1 Oct. 2013
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my 6 years old daughter to slowly introduce her to world of history. She enjoyed going through the book with us so far just first few chapters. But I will still recommend this book. The book has good mix of pictures and text description which makes it interesting for our daughter.
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I bought this for my eight year old granddaughter, I think I will give it to her when she is older as I found the way it is written to be more suitable for an older child, it will be interesting to see what others have written
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Ok-ish book. Some events could have been talked about in more detail. Also, no mention of the Great Fire of London that my kids have learned about at school and had to investigate at home.
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By Santy on 22 Oct. 2013
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good one. i would recommend to friends on this book. Worth the buy and with lots of information for everyone
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