Ancient Egypt by Miranda Smith


Ancient Egypt by Miranda Smith

Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics. Towering pyramids, powerful pharaohs, mysterious mummies--the story of ancient Egypt never ceases to cast its spell over young readers. This informative book rewards readers with dazzling full-spread illustrations and the most up-to-date facts about the history and daily life of this ancient empire. Information is packaged in bite-size chunks that kids can easily absorb, while the mixture of photographs and illustrations allows kids to walk into history.


Booklist Ancient Egypt opens with prominent pharaohs and continues with life at home, within a palace, and amidst the construction of a pyramid. . . [and] quotes from notable authors and texts add to the browsing appeal of this book. [A] good first stop in the research process.

About the Author

Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults. She has a particular interest in the field of natural history and has written books and articles for children on the subject. Miranda Smith has written many books for the Kingfisher Navigators series, including Animals, Human Body, and Knights & Castles.

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Paperback / softback
48 pages


Miranda Smith
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Publication date

3rd January 2013



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