Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs

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Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
Written by Marcia Williams
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 076365308X
ISBN-13: 9780763653088
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Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs

author/illustrator: Marcia Williams

The stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods are full of mystery and adventure. In this retelling of nine tales of ancient Egypt, Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip style to capture the rich mythology and early history of this great civilization. Beginning with powerful Ra rising from the waters of the Nile to create the gods of the earth, sky, and rain, Ancient Egypt takes readers through the curse of King Tutís tomb and the rise of Cleopatra-- with Rami, Raís beloved cat, highlighting Egyptís many cultural and technological advances along the way. An instantly engaging, accessible introduction to an ancient civilization, this collection of stories is sure to fascinate and inspire young Egyptologists.

With compelling comic-style illustrations, a colossus's worth of facts, and dramatic fold-out spreads, Marcia Williams brings Egyptian myths to life.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
076365308X /  9780763653088
on sale date:
09/2011
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
54 / 8 7/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
History; Social Science; Humor;
author’s comments:
Marcia Williams has written and illustrated many books in her highly successful and entertaining comic strip style. Among her many retellings are Chaucerís Canterbury Tales, Charles Dickens and Friends, and More Tales from Shakespeare. Marcia Williams lives in London.
 
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