• Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals

    Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals (National Geographic Kids (Library)) (Hardback) By (author) Professor of Linguistics Donna Jo Napoli, Illustrated by Christina Balit

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    DescriptionThe new "National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology" is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular "National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology," the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.


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    Title
    Treasury of Egyptian Mythology
    Subtitle
    Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor of Linguistics Donna Jo Napoli, Illustrated by Christina Balit
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 239 mm
    Height: 310 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 1,179 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781426313813
    ISBN 10: 1426313810
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX, PEO
    BIC subject category V2: YQN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Libri: I-C9
    B&T Book Type: JN
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12860
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Approval Code: X01800800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    DC22: 398.209
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF052030
    DC22: 299/.3113
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 398.209
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BL2441.3 .N356 2013
    Thema V1.0: YPJJ, YN
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    National Geographic Society
    Imprint name
    National Geographic Society
    Publication date
    22 October 2013
    Author Information
    DONNA JO NAPOLI is professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College, mother of five, grandmother of two, and the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults. While her undergraduate major was mathematics and her graduate work was in linguistics, she has a profound love of mythology, folklore, and fairy tales. Her website is donnajonapoli.com
    Review quote
    Named a 2014 Notable Children's Book by the Association for Library Service to Children "Sumptuous of format, magisterial of content, stimulating for heart and mind both." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review "Mythological beings emerge as fully formed characters through equally powerful storytelling and images." "Publishers Weekly", starred review "In this exemplary book of folklore, Napoli introduces young readers to Egyptian mythology with vivid language and illustration and anchors the tales in intriging and research-supported interpretation." Association for Library Service to Children