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Primary School Ancient Egypt Books

  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • DTAE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Featuring pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, gods, the Nile and hieroglyphs all across one timeline, this book provides an accessible introduction to Ancient Egyptian culture. It's the ideal complement to children's history lessons at school.

    Illustrated by a graphic novelist and impeccably researched, it contains a number of comic strips which make all the key moments easier to understand.
  • TUTK 7 years +
    Patricia Cleveland-Peck
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    This fantastic, illustrated book invites children to travel through history with Howard Carter as he uncovers Tutankhamun's hidden tomb. It looks at his incredible discovery and how this changed the way we view history.

    Focusing on both the famous Egyptian boy king and the explorer who discovered him, this fascinating read reveals the troubles Tutankhamun faced during his short life, explains how he died and the legacy that he left.

    Written in a very narrative style, it even explains the steps of mummification - making it extra appealing to budding historians!
  • STMI 7 years +
    Mike Jolley
    7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753440056
    IWDY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
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    This bumper collection of fact-filled books will intrigue and entertain children who prefer non-fiction.

    Covering topics children often wonder about like why penguins can't fly; why leaves change colour; and why stars twinkle, the books have a conversational format that presents the facts in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.

    Suitable for children aged 5 and over, these are beautifully designed books.
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
    (5)
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    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • AQWNS 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    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.
  • APMZB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Howard Carter had spent five long years in the hot, dry desert, searching for the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun. But what he found when he ventured deeper and deeper into the tomb was gold and treasure beyond his wildest dreams. Part of Young Reading Level 3, created for children ready to tackle longer stories and more diverse subjects.
  • My Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407161822 - Valerie Wilding et al
    MSTR 9 years +
    Valerie Wilding et al
    9 years +
    (4)
    • £8.99
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    • Just 90.00p per book
    Turning history's most world-changing and cataclysmic moments into personal diaries, the My Story collection covers some of the most important and iconic eras of all time.

    From Ireland during the Potato Famine to Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes, the books provide the human stories behind the triumphs and tragedies.

    Perfect background reading for Key Stages 2 and 3, these books are packed with historical detail and provide children with incredible insight into the years they will be studying about during their history lessons.

    Format: paperback
  • APPAU 7 years +
    Lesley Sims
    7 years +
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    A spoof travel guide written with time-travellers in mind, this humorous book introduces young readers to all aspects of the Ancient Romans, from how they farmed and what they ate to their gods and how they worshipped. Written in an amusing style with a guide to the best villas, hotels and markets.
  • APNEO 7 years +
    Heather Amery
    7 years +
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    Take a trip back in time to the age of the Romans in this volume, designed both for children studying history for the first time and those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them to recreate the past and imagine life as a Roman.
  • AQWBS 9 years +
    Don Nardo
    9 years +
    • £5.39
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    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.
  • AEUTE 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a new edition of the popular and successful encyclopedia describing the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt. You can discover remarkable facts of one of the world's oldest civilisations from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world's greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire. It is filled with stunning photographs and detailed illustrations. It includes a comprehensive factfinder featuring a time chart, a list of who's who and details of recent archaeological finds. It includes internet links that offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation or video clips which provide additional information for projects and homework.
  • AQCDC 7 years +
    Hachette Children's Books
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Truth or Busted's ancient Egyptians title explores popular myths and legends about one of history's most fascinating periods in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable! Alongside features such as 'Pharoah Phact Phile' in which we learn about some of Egypt's wackiest rulers, Truth or Busted statements such as 'The ancient Egyptians used children as scarecrows' or 'Ground-up mummies were used as medicine' are explored. We look at where the idea came from, whether it has any basis in truth, or whether they can be consigned to folklore. Finally, each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation! A must for anyone interested in the Egyptians, or studying history at school!
  • AMTEY 7 years +
    Katie Daynes
    7 years +
    • £4.79
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    This is a brand new series, bringing to life the fascinating lives of famous historical figures. Lively speech, gentle humour and full- colour illustrations bring the reader closer to the action as the story unfolds. Young readers will learn about each famous character as they read about their achievements. Ages 7-11
  • AQVMV 9 years +
    Kingfisher
    9 years +
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    Discover the strangest facts, read incredible information and marvel at the amazing 3D artwork that bring alive the people, places, lives, beliefs, treasures, and battles of the awe-inspiring worlds of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Internet links on every page guide you to fascinating information about these ancient civilizations.
  • ARIXN
    Don Nardo
    • £13.99
    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.
  • AEBIS 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
    • £7.99
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    Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life. With over 50 embedded flaps to lift, this book is not only informative but interactive, making it an accessible and engaging way for children to learn about life in Ancient Egypt. It is intricately illustrated by David Hancock.
  • ARJAC
    Melanie Waldron
    • £13.99
    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.
  • ARJLG 8 years +
    Melanie Waldron
    8 years +
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    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.
  • AEUWM 7 years +
    Philip Steele
    7 years +
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    This title helps you find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 exciting pictures. You can step back in time to the world of the ancient Egyptians and uncover the treasures and secrets of this mysterious 3000-year-old civilization. It includes fact boxes that provide additional information and highlight links with the present. It is ideal for home or school use and for ages 8 to 12. It features 15 easy and fun projects that allow you to bring the past to life - make a miniature pyramid, build a model boat suitable for sailing on the Nile, create your own water clock, sculpt a canopic jar, and bake pastries from an age-old Egyptian recipe. More than 400 photographs and illustrations include specially commissioned cross-section diagrams, historical maps and hieroglyphs. You can learn what life was like for the people of the Nile Delta. You can delve into the dark secrets of their funeral rites, mummies and tombs, and the many strange gods they revered. You can learn about their love of fine art and crafts, and their amazing architectural skills. A variety of practical projects will help you to experience how ancient Egyptians lived. You can make a crown fit for a pharaoh, build a scale model of an Egyptian house, and play a traditional board game. This accessible book is ideal for fun and learning, at home or at school.
  • AQBKU 7 years +
    Jillian Powell
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.
  • AQBZN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Welcome to Ancient Egypt! Take a trip back in time with us and find out what it was like to live in this powerful civilisation - from fear-inducing pharaohs and grotesque gods to extraordinary embalming techniques and amazing architecture!
  • ARJTB 8 years +
    Christopher Forest
    8 years +
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    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.