However, the rest of the book is excellent. Giblin recounts the history of this monolithic symbol of power and the problems of erosion, air pollution, and tourism that face it today. I found it hard to believe that Giblin is convinced the Egyptians always treated their slaves well. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
The book does not endorse these views at all, but the mere extent seemed overkill. In search of answers, James Cross Giblin takes readers back to a time before written history and traces the trail of clues left behind by the ancient Egyptians. Hazel Rochman Copyright © American Library Association. Used - Very Good, Normalmente se envía en el plazo de 2-3 días laborable, A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. About this Item: Scholastic Press, 2004. Unfortunately, Giblin spends too much time on the Cayce nuts who are convinced there is a passageway under the sphinx, thanks to something Edgar said, which concept Giblin dismisses. Refreshingly free of sidebars, bulleted lists, pull-out definitions, etc. Please note: if a title is not in blue, it means that we currently do not have it in our collection. The text is well written using appropriate vocabulary for the target audience, defining necessary terms contextually or parenthetically. Who built the Sphinx and the three huge pyramids it appears to guard? Peut contenir des étiquettes de bibliothèque Bien usé et possible marques à l'intérieur.
Six stories high and a city block wide, it has stood guard over the pyramids of Egypt's Giza Plateau for 4,500 years. The book is full of small text and I think it would be more than they would want to sit and read unless they were very interested in the topic. Why the six year gap? And how did primitive sculptors manage to carve such a towering monument?. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Earlier this month at a book awards luncheon held during their 107 th Annual Convention, they announced the winners of the 2018 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children and the 2018 Orbis Pictus Award for Nonfiction for Children.
The spine may show signs of wear. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. Used - Good, Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days, Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Book is in Used-Good condition. About this Item: Scholastic Press, 2004.
Giblin spends too much time on crank theories about the Sphinx not being the work of the ancient Egyptians, but he vividly conveys the drama of recent discoveries, especially archaeological excavations that reveal startling new information about how the Sphinx was built and about the skilled men--and women--who labored to create it. The quick section telling how the sphinx influenced other cultures and how was pretty interesting too. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Pages and cover are clean and intact. And how did primitive sculptors manage to carve such a towering monument? We must model the search for robust source materials, the examination of multiple perspectives, and the joy of sharing information through words and images. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Sollten Sie nicht zufrieden sein, bieten wir Ihnen eine volle Kostenerstattung an.
Great condition for a used book! Boys of Steel transported me; it made me feel young; it moved me to tears. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. One of my books received an award. He worked hard at writing plays, but disappointment followed. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. He worked hard at writing plays, but disappointment followed. As for the book, well its a child's history of the Sphinx, not detailed and for the most part void of politics. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Votre achat aide a lutter contre l'analphabetisme dans le monde. Or did it take him that long to find a publisher and then he didn't do any further research to update it? The spine may show signs of wear.
It is slightly disappointing that there are no actual photographs of the Sphinx, especially in the section which talks about the encroachment of modern Cairo and damage done to the Sphinx by pollution. Condition très bonne pour un livre d'occasion. Sehr guter Zustand fuer ein gebrauchtes Buch, minimale Abnutzungserscheinungen. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. I also found it strange looking through the bibliography that though this wasn't published till 2004, the newest resources he cited were from 1998. About this Item: Scholastic Press, 2004.