This beautifully illustrated book is full of ancient secrets, glittering gold, priceless treasures, and Egyptian stories from more than 3,000 years ago. Stunning artworks and intriguing facts combine to mesmerize.
This stunning book will lead you on a thrilling journey back in time to the land of the ancient Egyptians. Meet mighty pharaohs and powerful queens. Awaken mythical gods and magical goddesses. Watch everyday life along the River Nile. Every spread reveals a fabulous treasure and its unique story. Unwrap a pharaoh's mummy, decipher hieroglyphics, discover why an amulet is lucky, and what gruesomeness hides inside a canopic jar.
Perfect for explorers of all ages, and a treasure to revisit time and again.
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images of the art, objects, people, and icons of Ancient Egypt.
FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of fascinating facts about dozens of Ancient Egyptian treasures in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall amateur Egyptologists of all ages.
CLASSROOM TO COFFEE TABLE: This beautiful volume is equally at home on a school bookshelf to support student learning as in a living room to be enjoyed by the whole family.
COLLECT THE SERIES: More fascinating compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Birds, The Magnificent Book of Horses, The Magnificent Book of Sharks, and more!
About the Author
Philip Steele has been a successful writer of information books for children over many years. He loves bringing history back to life and enjoys writing books that encourage children to explore the world.
Eugenia Nobati is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she still lives with her family, two cats, and a dog. Her work has been published in nine countries and more than forty books. She was selected among 16 illustrators, representing Argentina in Bratislava's Bienal 2012. In 2014, she was recognized by ALIJA, Argentina's section of IBBY, for the best illustrated book.