If your child is interested in early humans, hunters and gatherers, or ancient methods of hunting, DK Adventures: Secrets of the Cave will be a fascinating adventure that teaches history and science, too. We combine facts and pictures with a compelling story that appeals to both avid readers and visual learners. With the fun story and complementary facts of DK Adventures: Secrets of the Cave, kids may not realize they're learning at all!
In this story, we step back in time to the days of early hunters and gatherers of nearly 20,000 years ago. Jason wants to be a great hunter like his father — but will he be ready to seek out and hunt the stag alone? Inspired by the cave paintings of Lascaux, France, this story helps children sense the danger of the hunt and experience the drama of the shaman-trance rituals of an ancient world where surviving every day is an adventure. Through story, children learn about ancient hunting tools, animals, and cave paintings.
DK Adventures is a book series that reluctant readers can enjoy as much as bookworms do! This series combines captivating, fictional stories with nonfiction facts to encourage learning and engagement in your child. The stories keep children interested, and the facts teach critical skills and knowledge — the fiction and nonfiction elements work together to keep each child's interest high, to build knowledge, and to enrich the narrative reading experience with fascinating background information. These books are filled with information, but the stories make them incredibly readable. DK Adventures are available in a range of kid-friendly topics, including dinosaurs, cars, and the human body, and each book supports Common Core State Standards and literacy skills.