The Story of Clocks and Calendars
by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780060589455
  • ISBN-10: 0060589450
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: November 2004
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-10
  • Dimensions: 10.68 x 9.26 x 0.16 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Concepts - Date & Time
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - How Things Work/Are Made

 
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