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Book People has a hand-picked selection of books that provide children with all the homework help they could need. Among these are Ancient Egypt books for kids that provide an in-depth look at the time of the pyramids and pharaohs.

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Ancient Egypt Books for Kids

Book People has a hand-picked selection of books that provide children with all the homework help they could need. Among these are Ancient Egypt books for kids that provide an in-depth look at the time of the pyramids and pharaohs.

  • Starters Collection - 8 Books

    Nick Pierce

    Product Code: STTE
    Collection 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    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.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £55.92
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  • Histronauts Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: HSTR
    Collection 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
    • £8.99
    • RRP £16.99
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  • What Would She Do?

    Kay Woodward

    Product Code: WHSD
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Kay Woodward's What Would She Do tells the stories of 25 women whose actions changed the world and then asks what each one would do if they were caught up in a current situation and how they would deal with each predicament.

    Compiled by an all-female team and with artwork by extremely talented illustrators, this book features the likes of Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart and Malala Yousafzai and explains what they did and why they have inspired so many to follow in their footsteps.

    Celebrating all of these women's achievements, this book reveals how they had to overcome issues many girls all over the world are experiencing even now: inequality, gender stereotyping, bullying and body shaming. It shows girls of all ages they can also achieve great things by following in these brilliant women's footsteps.
    •   Buy 3 get 10% off Half Term Offer Offer details
      Buy any 3 titles in our Half Term Fun category and get 10% off. Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion at any time. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. This promotion applies to products in the Half Term Fun Offer category only. Maximum discount £30.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago

    Mike Jolley

    Product Code: STMI
    Hardback 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.
    •   Buy 3 get 10% off Half Term Offer Offer details
      Buy any 3 titles in our Half Term Fun category and get 10% off. Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion at any time. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. This promotion applies to products in the Half Term Fun Offer category only. Maximum discount £30.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: IWDR
    Collection 5 years +
    (2)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Inquisitive children will love this set of 20 fact-filled books which explore a variety of topics ranging from pirates and planes to penguins and pyramids.

    Written in a child-friendly and conversational style, these books are educational in an amusing and imaginative way and are sure to delight readers who want to know more about the world around them.

    Among the intriguing questions they provide answers to are 'why does the wind blow?', 'why does soap make bubbles?' and 'why did the Romans wear togas?'
    •   Buy 3 get 10% off Half Term Offer Offer details
      Buy any 3 titles in our Half Term Fun category and get 10% off. Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion at any time. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. This promotion applies to products in the Half Term Fun Offer category only. Maximum discount £30.
    • £19.99
    • RRP £119.80
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  • See Inside: Ancient Egypt

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEBIS
    Hardback 6 years +
    (1)
    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.
    • £7.99
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  • Ancient Egypt

    DK

    Product Code: AWJDG
    Paperback 5 years +
    DKfindout! Ancient Egypt takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! For any kid that can't get enough Egyptian facts, DKfindout! Ancient Egypt is packed with information, quizzes, fun facts and incredible images of every aspect of Egyptian life. Discover how the Egyptians built the pyramids, how to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs, and take a look inside a mummy sarcophagus. Immerse yourself in Ancient Egypt with DKfindout!
    • £4.49
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: ALZGP
    Paperback 5 years +
    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the explosive Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Awful Egyptians covers all things horrible in ancient Egypt. With over 250 savage stickers, children can help to explore perilous pyramids, meet suffering slaves and saunter past scheming sphinxes. But be careful not to get lost for ever in the mummifying mazes!
    • £4.89
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  • Egyptians

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: AOLSP
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
    • £3.99
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    DK Eyewitness: Mythology

    Product Code: ABZIJ
    Paperback 9 years +
    "DK Eyewitness Mythology" is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures offer your child a unique 'eyewitness' view of history's gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Show your child the world in a sealskin, a fire-breathing dragon, the one-eyed Cyclops and learn about the supernatural powers of the gods. They'll also discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole and the sacred art of sand painting. Then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Mythology. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at our associated website.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • First Encyclopedia of History

    Fiona Chandler

    Product Code: ABOHB
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the past. Filled with historical information from the first people, farmers, cities and civilisations all the way to the World Wars and the modern day, this book answers such questions as 'What were the pyramids for?'; 'Who lived in the Forbidden City?'; and, 'When was the World Wide Web invented?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
    • £7.99
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  • The Usborne Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

    Gill Harvey

    Product Code: AEUTE
    Paperback 7 years +
    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.
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
    • £5.39
    • RRP £8.99
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  • Cleopatra

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AMTEY
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
    • £4.49
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  • Look Inside Mummies & Pyramids

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AJZRZ
    Hardback 5 years +
    With flaps to lift, this book gives children an incredible insight into what life was like during the ancient Egyptian era.

    It looks at the rituals that Egyptian pharaohs took in preparation for the afterlife; mummification; and the construction of the pyramids.
    • £7.99
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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.
    • £5.89
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  • An Egyptian Pyramid

    Jacqueline Morley

    Product Code: ABAMS
    Paperback 9 years +
    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.
    • £7.69
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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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  • Tutankhamun

    Product Code: APMZB
    Paperback 7 years +
    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.
    • £5.39
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  • 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.
    • £7.69
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  • The Egyptians

    Sally Hewitt

    Product Code: APXYZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Introduces past civilisations in an instantly accessible way, combining facts with fun activities.
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  • History Year by Year

    Product Code: AHNPU
    Hardback 9 years +
    Go on an adventure along the timeline of history, year-by-year, from the stone age to the digital age History Year by Year is a children's history book like no other. It will take children on a stunning trip through time as they follow the history timeline that plots our life on Earth, from prehistoric man to how we live today. Over 1,500 pictures of artifacts, styles of dress, architectural triumphs and magnificent civilizations make this book a mini-history museum for kids, bringing history to life like no other. You can learn even more about themes such as the Renaissance or the French Revolution with chapters that focus on specific movements. The "child of the time" feature shows you how children would have lived during different historical periods. Ever wondered how children in Ancient Egypt got by? Or Viking England, the Industrial Revolution, or World War II? These informative chapters bring these periods of our history to life. History Year by Year is like no other history book for children. It combines facts, timelines and images and is perfect for any child looking to take an exciting visual journey through history (plus it's perfect for school projects). If you've ever had a question about history as a whole, History Year by Year joins the dots of history around the world, year by year, century by century.
    • £16.89
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