The Usborne Time Traveller Books Author:Judy Hindley Four Usborne books in one: Pharaohs & Pyramids, Viking Raiders, Rome & Romans, and Knights & Castles. — The Time Traveller books form a children's introduction to life long ago. They deal mainly with the more exciting aspects of everyday life, such as journeys, feasts and holidays and aim to give a clear, simple view of what it was like to live ... more »in "olden" times.
The illustrations are the result of wide and careful research. They are based on contemporary wall paintings, stone reliefs and sculptures, as well as on the remains of temples, tombs, castles and forts. Archaeological finds, the resources of museums and scholarly books have been used to provide details of houses, clothes, weapons, cooking and farm equipment.« less