Wednesday, August 04, 2010

PSN5: Herodotus and the Road to History.

I love Bethlehem Books and I love Jeanne Bendick. I don't know how I missed this book when it was released last year! Well, I ordered a copy last week and it's here on the school shelf ready for September. I can't wait to read it aloud to the kids this fall for our Ancient studies.

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Title: Herodotus and the Road to History
: Jeanne Bendick
Publisher: Be already Bethlehem Books
Date Published: October 2009
ISBN-10: 1932350209
ISBN-13: 978-1932350203
Price: 13.95 (11.16 Amazon)

From the publisher: Best-selling author Jeanne Bendick takes us for another informative and amusing journey into places and events of long ago. Herodotus and the Road to History, written in the first person, details the investigative journeys of Herodotus a contemporary of the Old Testament prophet Malachi as he takes ship from Greece and voyages to the limits of his own ancient world. His persistence, amidst disbelief and ridicule, in the self-appointed task of recording his discoveries as histories (the Greek word meaning inquiry ), means that today we can still follow his expeditions into the wonder and mystery of Syria, Persia, Egypt and the barbaric north. Jeanne Bendick's lucid text, humorous illustrations and helpful maps entertain and instruct as they open the way for readers young and old to once again join Herodotus . . . on the road to history.