Skip to product information
1 of 1

National Geographic Kids

Weird But True Know-It-All: Ancient Egypt

Weird But True Know-It-All: Ancient Egypt

Regular price €13,95 EUR
Regular price Sale price €13,95 EUR
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Format
Powerful pharaohs, deadly curses, beautiful queens, legendary cities, tombs filled with gold ... you'll know it all by the time you finish this smart and wacky book

Did you know that ancient Egyptians formed the world's first police force? The 365-day calendar? We have ancient Egypt to thank for that, too And the next time your parents tell you to brush your teeth, you can tell them that ancient Egyptians invented the first toothbrush and toothpaste. In this cool book, you'll find out what life was like 3,000 years ago along the banks of the Nile River, explore the lives of famous pharaohs determined to leave their mark no matter the cost, and get the lowdown on famous battles for power. Discover weird facts about famous people, from Cleopatra to King Tut--and about famous places, from Alexandria to Thebes. It's a must-have for all budding Egyptologists, archaeologists, or kids who want to be in-the-know about this fascinating civilization

Author: Sarah Wassner Flynn
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Published: 08/27/2019
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9781426335457

Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 10/07/2019 pg. 1

About the Author
SARAH WASSNER FLYNN is a longtime writer for National Geographic Kids. She loves writing, running, and triathlons. When she's not writing about races, she's usually training or competing in one. She also writes nonfiction books and articles for kids and teens, like The National Geographic Kids National Park Guide U.S.A., This Book Stinks, Weird But True! Know-It-All Greek Mythology, and The Girl's Life Guide to the Most Amazing You.

DR. JENNIFER HOUSER WEGNER is a research specialist at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology's Egyptian section, and an adjunct assistant professor in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

View full details