The Humans

Ancient civilisations and the astonishing things they taught us

Author: Jonny Marx

£14.99

ISBN: 9781838916497 Category:

PUBLICATION DATE: September 5 2024 (Not yet published - orders will be dispatched on or around publication date)

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 64 pages

DIMENSIONS: 225 x 275 mm

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Let’s delve into the past and discover what humankind has accomplished since the first civilisations were formed . . .

The Humans showcases the greatest achievements of ancient civilisations, peoples and iconic figures from history. From the Nubians to the Native Americans, and the Akkadians to the Aztecs, our predecessors have pioneered a plethora of wonderful and wacky inventions, technologies and practices. They’ve constructed monumental buildings and sprawling cities, created languages, modes of transport, art, medicines, music, stories, myths and more. Find out what the humans have done for us!

Become absorbed in the rich inventions and practices of different cultures, discover fascinating facts about the evolution of our species, and learn about Indigenous peoples around the world.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD 2021

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Meet the author

Jonny Marx

Jonny Marx lives in London, where he works as a children’s book editor and author. From a compendium of mythical monsters and a chronology of prehistoric creatures, to books about crime capers, lost u…