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    The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt (Adventure) (Paperback) By (author) G. A. Henty

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    DescriptionChebron, the young son of an Egyptian high priest, and Amuba, a young slave in the boy's household, are close friends; but their lives are greatly altered when Chebron accidentally kills a cat, an animal held sacred by the ancient Egyptians. Forced to flee for their safety, the boys and their companions begin a long and dangerous journey. A thrilling adventure story, this is also a tale packed with historical facts. Among other fascinating details, young readers learn about the Egyptian religion and geography, how the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians made war and were prepared for burial. A captivating book that accurately describes life in a once magnificent civilization, this volume will especially appeal to youngsters fascinated by the life and customs of ancient Egypt.


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    Title
    The Cat of Bubastes
    Subtitle
    A Tale of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) G. A. Henty
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486423630
    ISBN 10: 0486423638
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.1
    BIC E4L: LEI
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22000
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: YNP
    BISAC V2.8: JUV002050
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: EV082
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/HOMSCH, CULT/NAFRIC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV016020, HIS002030
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PZ7.H4 CAT 2002
    Thema V1.0: YFC, YNP
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    28 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York