Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

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Mummies, tombs, and pyramids, enter the world of Ancient Egypt! Explore the land of King Tut and Cleopatra with fun facts and amazing photos.

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Mummies, tombs, and pyramids, enter the world of Ancient Egypt! Explore the land of King Tut and Cleopatra with fun facts and amazing photos.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Karen Leggett
As ancient Egypt is increasingly added to the curriculum in the early elementary grades, it is not surprising to find a series written specifically for these new young readers. Six small books cover hieroglyphics, Cleopatra, gods and goddesses, King Tut's tomb, pyramids, and mummies. A Brown University Egyptologist served as consultant to the series and there is considerable accurate detail about each topic. The series is worthy of a place on the bookshelf in a library or classroom, especially if the subject is mandated in the early elementary curriculum. In this particular title, there are photographs of statues as well as full color tomb paintings and descriptions of several gods and goddesses. There are a few lines of large text on each page as well as a simple, brief index to help the youngest children write their very first report. Each book includes a glossary with words identified both in the text and at the end, as well as a page of additional resources, and an activity such as spelling your name in hieroglyphics on a cartouche. Reviewer: Karen Leggett
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429619912
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: Ancient Egypt Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 597,893
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 600L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.13 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Ancient Beliefs     4
Worshipping Gods and Goddesses     6
Re, the Sun God     9
Isis, the Healer     10
Underworld Gods     12
Neith, Goddess of War     14
Creator and Sky Gods     16
Happiness, Love, and Beauty     18
Amazing but True!     20
Hands On: A Cat Mask     21
Glossary     22
Read More     23
Internet Sites     23
Index     24
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