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Ancient Egypt Books for Kids

  • DTAE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
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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.
  • DK Findout! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241331255
    DKFD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from dinosaurs to outer space.

    Brightly presented with plenty of images and photographs, these are perfect for dipping in and out of and the bite-sized facts are sure to delight your children. Other topics covered include the Stone Age (a key curriculum title), science, the solar system and animals.

    As well as the facts that will help children learn about the subjects and assist them in their school work, there are also fun ones that they will love to recall and tell to everyone they meet.
    Format: paperback
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • TUTK 7 years +
    Patricia Cleveland-Peck
    7 years +
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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!
  • The British Museum and The National Trust: Joke Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788002097
    NTJK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.

    Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.

    From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
    Format: paperback
  • 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.
  • ETMH 7 years +
    7 years +
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    If you know a young history buff, this is the book for them... 100 Events that Made History covers everything from bloodthirsty battles to rebellious revolutions - and the odd fatal sandwich!

    A rip-roaring roller coaster ride through history and its major events, it will show your young reader why Ivan was so terrible, how we managed to send a man to the moon and reveal all about Atilla the Hun's deadly nosebleed.

    Full of incredible photography and bright illustrations, this will prove a handy homework helper for children aged 9 and over.
  • 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.
  • AEBIS 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
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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.
  • 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.
  • AQWBS 9 years +
    Don Nardo
    9 years +
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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.
  • ABOHB 5 years +
    Fiona Chandler
    5 years +
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    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.
  • ALZGP 5 years +
    Terry Deary
    5 years +
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    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!
  • AJZRZ 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AOLSP 7 years +
    Stephanie Turnbull
    7 years +
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    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.
  • ABZIJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    "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.
  • AMTEY 7 years +
    Katie Daynes
    7 years +
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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
  • APNEJ 9 years +
    Paul Dowswell
    9 years +
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    Why DID the Egyptians build the pyramids? What do those squiggly hieroglyphics really mean? Why did Pharaohs wear snakes in their hats? Find out in the Egyptian Echo. It's a fresh and lively look at Ancient Egyptian history told by way of screaming headlines and hot-under-the-collar tabloid journalism. Covering 3,000 years in 32 pages, it's bursting with facts and humour. Cats - Just How Sacred Are They?, King Tut in Ostrich Outrage, Sex Change Pharaoh Claims Dad was a God. Read all about it in the Echo - it's sphinxational!
  • APZZU 7 years +
    Geraldine McCaughrean
    7 years +
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    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...
  • AOWXJ 7 years +
    Katie Haworth
    7 years +
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    Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history.
  • ADYQO 7 years +
    Fiona Chandler
    7 years +
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    This is a perfect general introduction to how people lived. It is now published in a new edition providing excellent value for money. "Usborne World History" books offer an excellent introduction to history, explaining key topics in clear and simple language. Exploring contemporary opinions of the period from artists and explorers, to the ideas and inventions of the time, the series offers an international perspective on events. Each book also contains a chronology, word list and time chart.
  • AHNPU 9 years +
    9 years +
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    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.
  • AGYLF 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • ABNUQ 9 years +
    Tony Robinson
    9 years +
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    So you're standing outside the Head's office, waiting to be told off for breaking a classroom window. You've got sweaty palms and a serious sinking feeling in your stomach. Do you think no one's ever had a life as bad as you? Well, you're wrong. Kids in the past have had to suffer much worse punishments than a lecture about how they've let the whole school down. For instance however angry your Head gets, it's fairly certain that she's not going to put you in a pillory and nail your ears to it. All through history, children have been getting into some serious scrapes. And they didn't often get off lightly. Tony Robinson takes you on a guided tour through the lives of outlaw children from history, their dastardly crimes and awful punishments.