This series succeeds dramatically in communicating the unique charm, the allure, and the cultures of other parts of the world. Here also are geography, history, economics, key attractions ... and so much more. The result is a delightful mix of enchantment that is as riveting as it is informative.From the start, readers are caught up in the crisp style of the series. Whether it's a description of bustling London, or an incredibly readable explanation of the decline of ancient Egypt, 5th-grade-and-up students are right there ... visualizing ... understanding ... and remembering Best of all, little is overlooked that will contribute to the readers' total appreciation of a culture. Be it sagas of Vikings or folktales of trolls. Or even acknowledgment of modern Vikings like Thor Heyerdahl. There's mystery such as England's Stonehenge and Egypt's Great Pyramids ... plus nature's wonders -- like Australia's egg-laying platypus and China's gentle but rare pandas. Everything is there ... to be enjoyed, relished, and learned from.Each book also includes a chapter of brief biographies of important people. And each features an 8-10 page reference section of quick facts, perfect for students' research, about such subjects as population, government, geographical data, currency, and historical chronology. Throughout, all the books are ablaze with a generous amount of beautiful full-color photographs.Enchantment of the World can be of equal importance in the library or social studies classroom. Either way, it's a series that students will go back to again and again.
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agricultural ancient artist Balkan Mountains became began Black Sea Black Sea coast Bogomils Bulgaria Bulgarian culture Bulgarian national Bulgarian ruler Bulgars Burgas Byzantine Empire cheese Christian Communist Party country's Cyril and Methodius dance Danube River Dimitrov Eastern Orthodox elected European farm Festival Greece Greek holidays houses industrial Ivan Asen Kazanluk Khristo Botev kilometers King Boris Koprivshtitsa land leader living located Maritsa meat monuments Muslims Nevsky Memorial Church Olympics opera singer Ottoman painted peasants percent Pirin Plovdiv poet popular production region religion Republic of Bulgaria Rhodope Mountains Rila Monastery Rilski Roman rose Ruse Russia Sandanski schools second Bulgarian kingdom Serbia Shumen Simeon Slaveikov Slavic alphabet Sofia Sredets Stara Zagora summer territory theater thousand Thracian Thracian Plain throughout Bulgaria Todor Zhivkov town trade Tsar Turkey Turkish Turks Varna Vasil Levski vegetables Veliko Turnovo village Vitosha workers Yantra yogurt