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Our Egyptian children's books give children a fascinating and accessible insight into this incredible era. They look at the history of Ancient Egypt and how this time changed the world.

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Topics : Primary School Ancient Egypt Books

  • Awful Egyptians

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: AQWNS
    Paperback 7 years +
    All the Awful Egyptians' most horrible facts ready for readers to uncover, including why the Egyptian people worshipped a dung beetle, which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do! Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
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  • The Egyptian Enchantment a Lottie Lipton Adventure

    Dan Metcalf

    Product Code: APXRP
    Paperback 7 years +
    Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire! Lottie loves helping her Great Uncle Bert with his new exhibits at the British Museum. But when she reads a magic spell that brings to life twenty mischievous Egyptian shabtis, the museum ends up in a complete mess! Can Lottie, Great Uncle Bert and Reg the caretaker track down the chaotic shabtis before they destroy the whole museum? Perfect for developing and newly confident readers, Lottie Lipton Adventures are packed with action, adventure and puzzles for the reader to solve.
  • Ladybird Histories: Ancient Egyptians

    Ladybird

    Product Code: AGYLF
    Paperback 5 years +
    This Ladybird Histories book all about Ancient Egypt is perfect for children learning about Ancient Egypt and the egyptians at school. It includes Ancient Egypt's kings and queens, how ancient Egyptians lived and why they believed in mummification and different egyptian gods. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important characters to the influence the past has played on the world around us today. Everything you need to know about Ancient Egypt for school homework! Ladybird Histories is a series of books about periods and people in history that children find especially engaging. Look out for other titles in the series: Tudors and Stuarts.
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  • Geography Matters in Ancient Egypt

    Melanie Waldron

    Product Code: ARJLG
    Paperback 8 years +
    How did the River Nile shape Egyptian life? What is a shaduf and what was it used for? How did the Ancient Egyptians make papyrus paper? Geography Matters in Ancient Egypt looks at how the Egyptian Empire changed through time and gives fascinating insights into many different aspects of Egyptian life through its geography. Read about how the Egyptians made use of desert oases, how they found and used resources such as limestone and granite for building pyramids in desert areas, and how early Egyptian settlers who had decided to build in areas around the River Nile prevented their houses from flooding.
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  • Hard Nuts of History: Ancient Egypt

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: APXJV
    Paperback 7 years +
    Ancient Egypt was packed full of daring, clever and ruthless men and women. But who was the toughest nut of all? Bursting full of entertaining and witty fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with hilarious full-colour illustrations throughout. Includes Hardometers and a Hard Nut rating for some of Egypt's toughest nuts.
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  • Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

    Don Nardo

    Product Code: AQWBS
    Paperback 9 years +
    This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Egypt. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.
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  • Isis and Osiris

    Cari Meister

    Product Code: BMACI
    Paperback 8 years +
    Isis and Osiris have never trusted their brother Set. When Set hosts a huge banquet for Osiris, Isis is worried. Osiris falls for Set's trickery, and is separated from his beloved Isis. Will Isis be able to save Osiris?
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  • Pharaohs and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

    Kristine Carlson Asselin

    Product Code: ARJTF
    Hardback 8 years +
    Ancient Egyptians believed pharaohs received their power from the gods. Pharaohs were absolute rulers and formed the link between the gods and humans. You can learn more about the pharaohs and their dynasties, including how they lived and how they ruled the people of ancient Egypt.
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  • Mummies of Ancient Egypt

    Brianna Hall

    Product Code: ARJTE
    Hardback 8 years +
    Mummies are more than just bodies wrapped in bandages! You can learn about some famous mummies and where they were buried. It also helps you to find out why ancient Egyptians preserved their dead and why becoming a mummy was important to life after death.
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  • Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Kathy Allen

    Product Code: ARJTC
    Hardback 8 years +
    The ancient Egyptians used thousands of hieroglyphs to record their history. But only a handful of people knew what these symbols meant! You can learn more about this ancient form of writing and discover what the ancient Egyptians had to say.
  • Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

    Christopher Forest

    Product Code: ARJTB
    Hardback 8 years +
    Ancient Egyptians relied on gods and goddesses every day to rule the sky, bring the rain and more. You can find out why the Egyptians worshipped these powerful beings and the roles they played in everyday life.
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  • Casting the Gods Adrift

    Geraldine McCaughrean

    Product Code: APZZU
    Paperback 7 years +
    A thriller set in ancient Egypt between 1351-1354 BC. Tutmose and Ibrim's father, the animal dealer, is commanded by the new pharaoh Akhenaten, to bring him animals - lots of animals - for his new capital city. The boys' father is delighted. But he has no idea what the pharaoh's strange new religion will mean for all of them...

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