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A Kid's Life in Ancient Egypt

Written by Chae Strathie

Illustrated by Marisa Morea

Part of the So You Think You've Got It Bad? Series

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Part of Nosy Crow’s list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum and developed in consultation with one of the world's leading Egyptologists.

A Kid's Life in Ancient Egypt Synopsis

This hilarious and fascinating book written by by award-winning author Chae Strathie is packed with historical facts and brought to life with rich, humorous illustrations by super-talented Marisa Morea.

A kid's life in ancient Egypt might sound like fun with all the cool pyramids and glorious sunny weather, but actually it was rather tough! Learn how difficult life really was, from dodging Deathstalker scorpions and cleaning up cow dung, to fetching water from the well, eating roast hedgehog and being slammed in the stocks for being naughty at school!

Probably the first book about ancient Egypt that involves bubble wrap and skateboards!

Packed with facts and fantastic illustrations, this funny and accessible introduction to ancient Egypt is a must-read for kids with a passion for horrible history Other titles in the series include: Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Aztec Age

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ISBN: 9781788004497
Publication date: 04/04/2019
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788004497
Publication date: 4th April 2019
Author: Chae Strathie
Illustrator: Marisa Morea
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: History

About Chae Strathie

Chae Strathie is an award-winning children’s author and journalist who grew up in a tiny village surrounded by a forest in Scotland, which probably explains a lot. His first attempt at professional writing was creating a Star Wars comic at the age of seven. He sold two copies and made a total of four pence. A regular at major book festivals, Chae has toured the length and breadth of the UK and visited schools as far afield as Romania, reading his stories, acting the goat and singing ...

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