Avoid Being Tutankhamun! by David Stewart


Avoid Being Tutankhamun! by David Stewart

You ruled Egypt for a brief but turbulent period, oversaw a national change in religion and then died mysteriously at only 19 years old. Since your body was first examined experts have been unable to agree how you died, and you have been blamed for a 'mummy's curse' that sought revenge on those who disturbed your eternal rest. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like to have this famous boy-king whose death is so much more famous than his achievements in life. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title and ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. It fits into Key Stage 2 History and helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5 -14.

About the Author

David Stewart has been creating, writing, and designing books for children of all ages for 25 years. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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32 pages


David Stewart
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Publication date

24th October 2006



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