Ancient Times (5000 BC to 400 AD)

History is a story. Isn’t it time you read it that way?

This engaging guide presents world history in a narrative format.

What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi’s tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year old become the last emperor of Rome?