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Ancient Egyptians (Kingfisher Readers Series: Level 5)
     

Ancient Egyptians (Kingfisher Readers Series: Level 5)

by Philip Steele
 

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"In ancient Egypt, there was a secret valley." So begins this in-depth look at one of the most fascinating of all nonfiction subjects, the Ancient Egyptians. From the tombs in the Valley of the Kings to treasures, everyday life, architecture, hieroglyphs, mummies, and more, this book covers all of the essential topics in a format that is designed to help

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"In ancient Egypt, there was a secret valley." So begins this in-depth look at one of the most fascinating of all nonfiction subjects, the Ancient Egyptians. From the tombs in the Valley of the Kings to treasures, everyday life, architecture, hieroglyphs, mummies, and more, this book covers all of the essential topics in a format that is designed to help independent readers further build their fluency. Beautiful art and photography draws readers through the material, and supplementary information such as a timeline, callouts, and fact boxes reinforce key ideas. More than three dozen advanced vocabulary words are highlighted throughout the text and defined in the glossary, making this the perfect introduction to this popular subject.

LEVEL 5 – READING FLUENTLY (yellow)

At this level there will be a more sophisticated range of sentences, vocabulary and language features. Includes glossary and index.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Annie Laura Smith
This beginning reader explores the history of ancient Egypt, and provides a concise introduction to the subject. The Contents page shows the scope of the information. Although the book is not divided into chapters, the various sections are quite definitive with in-depth explanations about life in Egypt during that era. The land, the people, and their culture are explored with easy reading text. Color illustrations and photographs complement this information. The Today and forever page brings Ancient Egypt to the present time. Visitors from all over the world visit Egypt to explore the ancient pyramids, temples, and tombs. Today Egyptologists are using cutting-edge technology to learn more about the history of ancient Egypt. Show More Show Less—A timeline page lists Ancient Egypt's key dates from BCE ca.6000 to 525. The glossary defines terms relative to the history. An index allows easy navigation through the text. This book is part of Kingfisher's "Voyagers" series and is marked as (Level 5). Another book in the Level 5 series is entitled Rainforests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753467688
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Publication date:
03/27/2012
Series:
Kingfisher Readers Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Series editor, Heather Morris, is a former BBC schools publisher.

UK literacy consultant, Hilary Horton, is a senior literacy adviser for Camden Council, London

Series authors have also written readers for Oxford Reading Tree, Collins Primary Literacy, DK Readers, Heinemann English Readers and Clifford and Disney Readers.

US series editor, Thea Feldman, is the author of over 100 children’s books, including several Clifford and Disney Readers. Additionally she has written and edited several My Readers MCPG (US). She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.

US literacy consultant, Ellie Costa, is one of the US’s foremost literacy specialists. She teaches at Bank Street College of Education

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