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, full-page photos of the great pyramids complement text that is intended to appeal to young readers: each block of the pyramids weighs as much as 25 refrigerators. There's one particularly interesting photo of the pyramid rising in the distance behind the Nile and the modern apartments of Cairo and another of a robot used to help scientists find new doors in the pyramids. 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. Reviewer: Karen Leggett
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429619158
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Ancient Egypt Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,068,959
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Amazing Builders     4
A Tomb for a King     6
Where Are the Pyramids?     8
How They Did It     10
Inside the Pyramids     12
Hidden Treasures     15
The Pyramids of Giza     16
Amazing but True!     20
Hands On: Sugary Pyramid     21
Glossary     22
Read More     23
Internet Sites     23
Index     24
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