Topics : Primary School Ancient Egypt Books

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.

  • STTE 7 years +

    Starters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Nick Pierce

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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

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  • SPVG 9 years +

    Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
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  • HSTR 7 years +

    Histronauts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

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    Travel back in time with The Histronauts and bring history to life by reading the stories and facts in this fun three-book collection!

    With lovable characters and a graphic novel-style narrative, each book is perfect for creating loyal history fans from reluctant readers, and there are plenty of activities to keep them engaged throughout the series.

    Children will explore the Egyptian, Roman and Viking eras as they uncover the secrets of the past and learn facts in an interactive and exciting way.
    Format: paperback
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  • HTLL 7 years +

    How to Live Like A... Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Learn how Aztec priests, Samurai warriors and Roman gladiators lived with this fact-filled series of eight books.

    Written in a funny, first-person narrative, these books will delight young historians and children who prefer facts to fiction. These eye-opening books focus on the things from these exciting periods in history that were most weird, exciting, strange or scary. They also do not shy away from the violent nature of these eras - making them extra appealing!

    Other jobs and livelihoods children will have so much fun learning about are Caribbean pirates, Egyptian Mummy makers, Medieval knights, Stone Age hunters and Viking warriors.
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  • STMI 7 years +

    Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago (Hardback)

    Mike Jolley

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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.
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  • AEBIS 6 years +

    See Inside: Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

    Rob Lloyd Jones

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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.
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  • APNEO 7 years +

    Rome & Romans (Paperback)

    Heather Amery

    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.
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  • AOLSP 7 years +

    Egyptians (Hardback)

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are answered with short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
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  • AMTEY 7 years +

    Cleopatra (Hardback)

    Katie Daynes

    This Usborne Famous Lives book looks over the life of Cleopatra with lively text, gentle humour and full-colour illustrations. It looks at her biggest achievements and lasting legacy.
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  • ARJTC 8 years +

    Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Hardback)

    Kathy Allen

    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.
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  • APZZU 7 years +

    Casting the Gods Adrift (Paperback)

    Geraldine McCaughrean

    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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  • AGYLF 5 years +

    Ladybird Histories: Ancient Egyptians (Paperback)

    Ladybird

    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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  • AEUTE 7 years +

    The Usborne Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

    Gill Harvey

    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.
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  • ABAMS 9 years +

    An Egyptian Pyramid (Paperback)

    Jacqueline Morley

    Step inside an ancient Egyptian building site where one of mankind's most spectacular creations is slowly taking shape. Discover how the Egyptians constructed these vast buildings with such incredible precision, without using wheels, machines or iron tools. Their aim: to preserve their pharaoh not just from tomb robbers, but from death itself. An Egyptian Pyramid is an exciting and superbly-illustrated look at the construction and use of Ancient Egyptian pyramids. Illustrations of artifacts and paintings from the era help to support the main text by providing proof which explains how we know what we know. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index make these titles ideal educational texts. Each one features a sturdy flexi-bound cover with gold foiling.
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  • BMACI 8 years +

    Isis and Osiris (Paperback)

    Cari Meister

    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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  • AQCDC 7 years +

    The Fact or Fiction Behind the Egyptians (Hardback)

    Hachette Children's Books

    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!
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  • APXYZ 7 years +

    The Egyptians (Paperback)

    Sally Hewitt

    Introduces past civilisations in an instantly accessible way, combining facts with fun activities.
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  • APMZB 7 years +

    Tutankhamun (Paperback)

    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.
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  • BMAZP 8 years +

    The Prince and the Sphinx (Paperback)

    Cari Meister

    When Prince Thutmose visits the Pyramids of Giza, he discovers the head of the Sphinx sticking out of the sand. To his surprise, the Sphinx tells him he will do great things for Egypt. Will the Sphinx's words come true, or is Thutmose simply dreaming?
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  • BMAZO 8 years +

    The Search for the Book of Thoth (Paperback)

    Cari Meister

    Prince Neferkaptah has always loved learning. When he hears of a great book of knowledge called The Book of Thoth, he sets out to find it. But the gods have made his task difficult. Will Neferkaptah find the great book of the gods, or will he continue his search forever?
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  • ARJTF 8 years +

    Pharaohs and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

    Kristine Carlson Asselin

    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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  • ARJTE 8 years +

    Mummies of Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

    Brianna Hall

    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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  • ARJTD 8 years +

    Ancient Egyptian Myths (Hardback)

    Kristine Carlson Asselin

    How did the Earth form? Why is it dark at night? Why do people get sick? Ancient Egyptians used myths to describe things they couldn't explain. You can discover how Egyptians used myths to make sense of their world.
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  • ARJTB 8 years +

    Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses (Hardback)

    Christopher Forest

    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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