The Aztec Empire (Discover...) (Hardcover)

By Imogen Greenberg, Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 9781847809506, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2017

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Learn everything you need to know about the Ancient Aztecs, and some of the things they'd rather you didn't find out! Packed full of facts and witty asides, this book, which includes a fold-out map and timeline, uses comic strips to explore a different theme or topic on every spread.

Created by graphic novelist Isabel Greenberg and her sister, Imogen Greenberg, the Discover… series offers a fresh and accessible entry point to history for children 8+. 


About the Author

IMOGEN GREENBERG is a London-based writer and graduate of ancient history, and a freelance journalist writing about arts, culture and heritage in London. This is her first children's book.

ISABEL GREENBERG is a London-based illustrator. Her first graphic novel 'The Encyclopedia of Early Earth' was published in 2013 by Jonathan Cape in the UK, Random House in Canada and Little Brown in the US. Her clients include The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust, Seven Stories Press, Solipsistic Pop, First Second and The New York Times. In 2011 she won the Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic short story prize. She exhibited work in the Memory Palace exhibition at the V&A, and was a select at Pick Me Up 2014 at Somerset House. These are her first books for children.



Praise For The Aztec Empire (Discover...)

"an informative beginner resource for learning about ancient civilizations."
- School Library Connection

'The approach is engaging and light-hearted, perfect to stimulate KS2 pupils to take an interest in ancient history... Packed with facts which are wittily and memorably presented.'
- Parents in Touch

'A fresh take on history in a distinctive tall format, with witty cartoons, a time-line fold-out and striking illustrations.'
- The Bookseller