What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last emperor of Rome? ... Africa, China, Europe, the Americas - find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. This [book] is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children.-Back cover.