The Maya were an advanced civilisation that built magnificent cities in the rainforests of Central America. Find out about Mayan numbers bloodletting rituals and why the Maya disappeared.Inside you can read about: calendars and astronomy; how to make a mosaic mask; writing and crafts; the life of a ballplayer; city-states and the elite.Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new curriculum. Other titles in the Explore! Series include: Stone Bronze and Iron Ages Mayans Early Islamic Civilization and The Indus Valley.
Izzi Howell is the author and editor of over fifty children's books. She lives in East Sussex and enjoys learning languages, cooking and travelling around Europe.