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Description - A Question of History: Did the kings of Benin keep pet leopards? And other questions about the kingdom of Benin by Tim Cooke

Take a look at the wackier side of history!

Did the kings of Benin really keep pet leopards? Did spirits live in the African rainforest? And did bicycles REALLY destroy the Benin kingdom? A Question of History: The Kingdom of Benin answers all these questions and much more.

With an engaging question and answer format, this series draws young readers into the fascinating, sometimes gruesome, world of famous peoples and civilisations through history. Each spread opens with a simple question, opening up an exploration of an aspect of the life of a people or civilisation and busting some popular myths along the way!

The lively lay-out is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making history fun and accessible for readers aged 8+.

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Did the Romans really eat flamingos? And other questions about the Romans

Why did the Shang write on turtles? And other questions about the Shang Dynasty

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Buy A Question of History: Did the kings of Benin keep pet leopards? And other questions about the kingdom of Benin by Tim Cooke from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781526315380
Format: Hardback
(271mm x 213mm x mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Wayland
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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