The Babylonians: Life in Ancient Babylon

The Babylonians: Life in Ancient Babylon

by Martha E. H. Rustad, Samuel Hiti


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The Babylonians are known for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, but did you also know that the Babylonians studied the stars to predict the future? They also used reeds as drinking straws, and the city of Babylon was one of the world's first cities. Find out more about what life was like in ancient Babylon, which is located in modern-day Iraq. In this book, you'll learn about people's daily activities, religion, buildings, inventions, and leaders. Photographs and vivid comic-style illustrations help bring this culture to life!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822586821
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Series: Life in Ancient Civilizations Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Martha E. H. Rustad is the author of seventy nonfiction children's books, on topics ranging from snowflakes to whales to planets. She lives with her family in Brainerd, Minnesota. Samuel Hiti is an independent author and illustrator of comic books. His work includes the comic book series Tiempos Finales and Nickelodeon Magazine's comics adaptation of the film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Much of his work has been published by his own publishing company, La Luz Comics. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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