The Story of Clocks and Calendars

by Betsy Maestro

On Sale: 11/02/2004

The Story of Clocks and Calendars

by Betsy Maestro

illustrated by Giulio Maestro

On Sale: 11/02/2004

Format:

Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

About the Book

Travel through time with the maestros as they explore the amazing history of timekeeping!

Did you know that there is more than one calendar? While the most commonly used calendar was on the year 2000, the Jewish calendar said it was the year 5760, while the Muslim calendar said 1420 and the Chinese calendar said 4698. Why do these differences exist? How did ancient civilizations keep track of time? When and how were clocks first invented?

Find answers to all these questions and more in this incredible trip through history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060589455
  • ISBN 10: 0060589450
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 11/02/2004
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:12.50 CAD
  • Ages: 6 to 10
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Date & Time

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