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  • ISBN 190098833X
  • ISBN13 978-1900988339
  • Language English
  • Author mary-beardwood
  • Publisher Interlink (2002)
  • Formats lit lrf mbr docx
  • Category Reference
  • Subcategory Encyclopedias and Subject Guides
  • Size ePub 1954 kb
  • Size Fb2 1247 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 374

Book by Mary Beardwood

Children's Encyclopedia of Arabia book.

Children's Encyclopedia of Arabia book.

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Mary Beardwood spent many years teaching in Arabia, and in 2000 published The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia (later revised and reissued as The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arabia). During this time she became fascinated by Islamic Art and in 2005 took a study course at the British Museum while building up her own library of works on the subject. In addition, wonderful new Islamic Art museums have opened in the countries of the Arabian Gulf reflecting the desire to preserve their heritage.

Books specifically for children existed by the 17th century. Before that, books were written mainly for adults – although some later became popular with children. In Europe, Gutenberg's invention of the printing press around 1440 made possible mass production of books, though the first printed books were quite expensive and remained so for a long time

BEARWOOD: The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia was first published in 2001.

BEARWOOD: The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia was first published in 2001. The publisher is Stacey International, a London firm, who specialise in books about the Arabic world. Next page is Attachment) 4 ABOUT THE AUTHOR, MARY BEARDWOOD After teaching for more than 20 years in the Arabian Gulf, Mary realised the need for an informative and pictorially stunning book for children about the area. Mary had grown to love Arabia but was saddened that no one had produced a book that captured its fascination and mysteries for young people.

Mary Beardwood - Author of The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia. Her first encounter with the Arab World was in 1978, when she and her husband went to live in Oman. Over a period of 23 years she lived in Qatar and the UAE, teaching in Arab, British, and International schools. Drawing on her long experience in teaching and her love of children, her book is the fruit of her resolve to provide a book especially for them. Ayesha Gamiet - Ayesha Gamiet is an artist who lives and works in the South East of England.

The Arabian Peninsula in the Age of Oil. (Mason Crest, 2007). Cooke, Tim. The Exploration of Arabia and Asia (Gareth Stevens, 2013).

The Children’s Encyclopaedia of Arabia, rev. ed. (Stacey International, 2007). The Arabian Peninsula in the Age of Oil. The Arab Conquests of the Middle East (Twenty-First Century Books, 2009). The Southern Gates of Arabia (Tauris Parke, 2011; orig. Wallenfels, Ronald, and Jack M. Sasson, eds. The Ancient Near East (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002).

Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia is an excellent introduction to the human history of the Peninsula and the environmental diversity of its plants, animals and marine life. With countless photographs and illustrations to accompany a richly written text, it clearly discusses a myriad of subjects from Bronze Age tombs in Oman to the 1000 foot tall, sail-shaped Burj al-Arab building in modern Dubai.

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Loni
This book is excellent, as the other commenters have said. However, you should know that it is exactly the same book as "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Arabia" by the same author. I bought both, not realizing that there was no difference beside the name, cover, and title page.
Vital Beast
The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia is an excellent introduction to the human history of the Peninsula and the environmental diversity of its plants, animals and marine life. With countless photographs and illustrations to accompany a richly written text, it clearly discusses a myriad of subjects from Bronze Age tombs in Oman to the 1000 foot tall, sail-shaped Burj al-Arab building in modern Dubai. Ranging from the clever techniques of Bedouin weaving to the adaptive characteristics that allow desert mammals like camels,or even small foxes, to survive in the Rub' al-Khali, this is certainly the most engrossing encyclopedia that anyone generally interested in Arabia is likely to encounter.
If you have ever worked or lived in this "Island of the Arabs," Mary Beardwood's book is an ideal vehicle for sharing your experiences with that youngster in your life who asks, "What was it like in Arabia?" And even if you don't know any youngsters, although it is entitled a "Children's Encyclopedia," this beautifully produced volume is packed with so much valuable information about so many diverse subjects that it is guaranteed to fascinate any reader of any age - from cover to cover.
Fenritaur
The cover of this beautiful book says it all: an ancient mosque and a modern skyscraper, camels resting in the desert and a "camel crossing" sign standing by a highway. Mary Beardwood has created a tapestry of gorgeous photos, drawings and text that covers Arabia from ancient times to the 21st Century. The topics include ancient archaeology and architecture; the traditional Arabic economy based on dates and pearls, and customs like falconry and horse breeding; the unique plants and animals adapted to life in the desert; the discovery of oil and the rise of modern cities like Dubai and Muscat. These topics will capture the interest of any intelligent child or curious adult. At a time when violence and suspicion mark the relationship between Arabs and Americans, there is no better remedy than this book. It offers a genuine moment of cross-cultural understanding.
Cha
Brings together a wealth of knowledge for younger students. Well organized, skillfully selected and vividly illustrated, this is an irreplaceable asset for the informative delight of our younger students.

Teacher/Librarian: 3rd - 7th grades - Social Studies
Dead Samurai
This vividly illustrated volume by a teacher with nearly a quarter-century of experience on the Arabian Peninsula is a delight for children and young adults to peruse alone or with parents. The history, culture, plants and animals of the region are brought to life in a pleasing format certain to engross young readers, and perhaps deliver a surprise or two to adults who thought they knew it all. (MA02)