The Sumerians lived in the southern part of Mesopotamia from around 6,000 years ago. Find out how these fantastic farmers and incredible inventors created the world's first urban civilisation. Read about inventions such as writing and the wheel, huge cities, ziggurats, tombs and treasure! Packed with fascinating information, the Explore! series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum.