The perfect introduction to Prehistoric Britain!
Find out what happened in Britain over 2.5 million years ago, starting with the Old Stone Age and the first humans – roaming hunter-gatherers. Discover the changes and advances that happened when people discovered how to work metal in the Bronze Age, through to the invention of iron tools in the busy Iron Age.
Explore the mysteries of early Britain with Neolithic tombs, abstract cave paintings, sacred Stonehenge, metalworking and mining, and the myths and religions of the Celts and druids. Learn about everyday life in a Bronze Age roundhouse, discover the arts and crafts of the Celts and how everything changed when the Romans arrived.
Packed with facts and fascinating snippets of prehistoric life. Easy-to-understand text with great photographs and illustrations bring the exciting past vividly to life.
This title is part of the 50 Things You Should Know About series which includes:
The First World War: 978-1-78171-589-5
The Second World War: 978-1-78493-035-6
Pre-Historic Britain: 978-1-78493-305-0
The Human Body: 978-1-78493-134-6
CLARE HIBBERT has written more than 200 information books for children. History and natural history are her favourite topics. She has been shortlisted for the Aventis Junior Science Prize, highly commended by the Geographical Association, commended by NASEN and won Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. She lives in Kent with her husband, two children and a rather pesky lurcher.