Henry's House: Egyptians by Philip Ardagh
  

Henry's House: Egyptians

Written by Philip Ardagh
Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Part of the Henry's House Series

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Go back in time with Henry, his dog Mothball and his friend Jaggers. Together the three of them find out all they can about how the Egyptians lived. They meet the Pharaoh, learn about the Egyptian gods and goddesses and explore the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of the famous Tutankhamen. Both words and pictures take readers on a great journey into the past. To view all the titles in this brilliant series collaboration between Philip Ardagh and Mike Gordon click here, or here to see more of Philip Ardagh's books, including the Grubtown Tales.

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Henry's House: Egyptians by Philip Ardagh

Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...There's a pyramid in the back garden and a pharaoh in the living room. Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker and a quirky cast of characters as they find out about ancient Egyptians. Fact-packed, fun-packed, get packed ...and head for Henry's House.

About the Author

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh was our Guest Editor in May 2010. Click here to see the books that inspired him.

Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of numerous books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, which have been translated into over 30 languages.

He wrote BBC Radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and Grubtown, where he cultivates his impressive beard.

And if your children love Grubtown then do get them to go to www.visitgrubtown.com

Drawing on the weird and wonderful characters and settings from the Grubtown books, visitgrubtown.com features six distinct Grubtown locations – including the Daily Herald newspaper office, the Duckhouse/Museum and Smoky’s cinema. The site incorporates fun audio and video - what more could you ask for!

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Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Philip Ardagh
More books by Philip Ardagh

Author's Website

www.philipardagh.co.uk/

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

3rd August 2009

ISBN

9781407107202

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