Stories of the Father of History
Author: Ilan Brenman / Pages: 56 pp / 270 x 190mm
Age group: 13+
Rights sold to: Korea
AN ACCUMULATED PILE OF INTERESTING STORIES UNFOLD WITH FAMOUS PAINTINGS, THINKING NOTES AND REAL TEXT OF HERODOTUS
Do you know who "the Father of History" is? The book is about Herodotus who was an ancient Greek historian in the fifth century B.C. He was the first historian known to collect his data systematically and critically. He then arranged them into a historio-graphic narrative. This will be a fascinating story about Herodotus with lovely illustrations for teenagers.
Recommended: To teenagers who think history is boring and have given up. You have nothing to lose in trying one more harmless book. It's not even that long.
-Who is the Happiest Man in the World?
-Who is the Most Cunning Man in the World?
-Who is the Luckiest Man in the World?
-Who is the Oldest Man in the World?
...and so on.
A Real Record of World History
that Amazed the Earth
Pages: 169 pp / 185 x 240mm
Age group: 11+
A COLLECTION OF RARE AND STRANGE HISTORICAL RECORDS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
The emperor whose love of art made him become an actor, the president who continued his speech even after being shot by a gun, a multi-talented man who left 15,000 pages of memos, taxes on fireplaces and windows, medieval toothpaste made from urine, and more-a total of 38 special records of world history are in this book.
In these "real records" there are stories about scientists and artists that made life easier for people, a king with strange records that will last for generations, great and surprising adventures and challenges, as well as cultural heritages that shine brilliantly from all corners of the world, and the traditional customs of each country.
This book has selected the juiciest bits of great incidents comprising history, and tells them along with information of their historical context. It will extend exclamations of amazement and curiosity.