Shortlisted for the Teach Primary Book Awards 2019!Related teaching resource pack available on the Nosy Crow website. 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. 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