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Written by award-winning author Richard Platt, How They Made Things Work: Egyptians examines aspects of technology in ancient Egypt, including irrigation, cosmetics, building the pyramids, ship-bullding and astronomy.

Suitable for Key Stages 2-3, How They Made Things Work looks at how people in history advanced their societies by pushing the boundaries of technology.


A mix of humour and easily accessible language... very appealing with step by step illustrations and lifelike characters.
SATH History Teaching Review

How They Made Things Work