The Hieroglyphs Handbook Teach Yourself Ancient Egyptian by Philip Ardagh
  

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The Hieroglyphs Handbook Teach Yourself Ancient Egyptian by Philip Ardagh

Learn to decipher the language of the pharaohs and solve the riddle of the pyramids with The Hieroglyphs Handbook . This is hieroglyphics for beginners; an opportunity for the child on the street to walk into a museum and, using their handbook, translate an Ancient Egyptian inscription from scratch. A visit to the museum will never be the same again and a trip to Egypt will become evenmore of an adventure. The book is divided into three sections: a background history, giving the historical context; a practical section explaining how the language works and is written; and, a glossary/phrasebook containing the alphabet and all the essential words and phrases.

About the Author

Philip Ardagh is a prolific writer who has been published in 40 countries around the world. His titles include the bestselling Eddie Dickens trilogy, High in the Clouds, co-written with Paul McCartney, and Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky, the winner of the 2009 Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He stands two metres tall with a most impressive beard, and lives in a seaside town with his wife and two cats. Find him on twitter and instagram as .

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11

Author

Philip Ardagh
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Author's Website

www.philipardagh.co.uk/

Publisher

Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber & Faber

Publication date

4th October 1999

ISBN

9780571197446


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