Ancient Egypt by Anita Ganeri
  

Synopsis

Ancient Egypt by Anita Ganeri

Each book in Great Civilisations approaches its subject through a scene-setting spread Who/where were the...then introduces the achievements of the chosen civilisation through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme. Writing, architecture, industry, warfare, transport and learning are all covered in the same simple, colourful and engaging way. Fact boxes and panels present incidental information and point the reader to the importance of parallel developments in other parts of the world. Ancient Egypt looks at one of the best-known ancient civilisations. Through objects as complex and magnificent as Tutankhamun's funeral mask and sarcophagus or as simple as a shaduf, readers gain a picture of who was whom in ancient Egypt and how the civilisation in which they lived really worked.

About the Author

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri spent many years working in the publishing industry as an editor and foreign rights manager before becoming an author. She has written more than 300 books to date, including the award-winning series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire, England.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Anita Ganeri
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Author's Website

www.oxgan.pwp.blueyonder.co...

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th March 2016

ISBN

9781445133317


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