Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

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Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics. Travel back in time to the centre of a mighty civilization that still fascinates the world. Find out more about the Egyptians - pharaohs and priests, farmers and scribes - and the royal intrigues, religious beliefs and day-to-day dramas of life in ancient Egypt. Take a tour of a splendid palace, a bustling river port, an embalmer's chamber and of course the awesome Great Pyramid.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 254 x 279.4 x 12.7mm | 566.99g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753464292
  • 9780753464298

About Miranda Smith

Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults. She has a particular interest in the field of natural history and has written books and articles for children on the subject. Miranda Smith has written many books for the Kingfisher Navigators series, including Animals, Human Body, and Knights & Castles. " "show more

Review quote

Booklist[T]he double-page spreads in the Navigators series are packed with high-gloss color photographs, digital imagery, maps, and cutaways. But readers will want to look past the glitz, as [this] title also offers a substantial overview of the topic, with gems of information not seen in similar books."Ancient Egypt "opens with prominent pharaohs and continues with life at home, within a palace, and amidst the construction of a pyramid. . . [and] quotes from notable authors and texts add to the browsing appeal of this book. [A] good first stop in the research process.show more

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12 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 33% (4)
4 50% (6)
3 17% (2)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
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