Kingfisher Readers L5: Ancient Egyptians By Philip Steele
"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.
About 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