From the spectacular pyramids to the exquisite Taj Mahal, from the mountain city of Machu Picchu to the floating beauty of Venice, this book tells the inside story behind some of the world’s wonders of architecture. Young readers will be transported to each site and will discover how and why each amazing structure, city, or palace was built. Included are:

•The Pyramids of Giza

•The Acropolis

•The Great Wall of China

•Tomb of Emperor Ch’in

•The City of Petra

•The Forum of Rome and the Colosseum

•Mesa Verde

•Chartes Cathedral

•The City of Venice

•Great Zimbabwe

•Machu Picchu

•The Taj Mahal

•The Hoover Dam

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872262799
Publisher: School Specialty Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Series: World Of Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 12.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 18 Years

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