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Ancient Egypt Revealed
by Peter Chrisp 1614/812
Non-Fiction for ages 8 to 99 published by Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Karen King's humble opinion
10/10 Excellent work. Well done!
What's it about?
Lots of facts and impressive illustrations about life in Ancient Egypt.
What happens?
Bite-sized facts, brilliant illustrations and amazing transparent pages that peel back to reveal fascinating details in the pictures and bring the pyramids, pharaohs, gods, goddesses and other wonders of Ancient Egypt alive.
Is it easy to read?
Facts are written simply and concisely and children of eight and over will enjoy looking at the illustrations even if they can't understand all the text.
Anything else?
Another marvellous DK book that children and adults will enjoy.
Who says so?
This review by Karen King.
The publisher reckons...
The "DK Revealed" series peels back the layers of its subjects by integrating striking images on acetate pages with textual details and information. This text takes you into the depths of Ancient Egypt, allowing you to uncover historical details such as what's behind Tutankhamen's mask, how temple rituals awoke the gods, the secret of the Valley of the Kings and why a merchant's ship hid a treasure trove. Discover the story of how the great pyramids were built and how the pharoahs were prepared for the afterlife. With information about life in Ancient Egypt, together with cross-sections and transparent layers, this book enables you to explore everything from gods and goddesses to hieroglyphs and hidden treasures.
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