Take a tour along the Nile and visit Ancient Egypt. Peer inside the pyramids to find the treasure within. Unravel mysterious mummies and learn how the Egyptians had death wrapped up. Read hieroglyphic clues, journey into the afterlife, and find out what it meant to be a pharaoh as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
About the Author
Nancy Dickmann has written more than 150 non-fiction books for children, specializing in science and history. Before becoming an author, she worked for many years as an editor and publisher of children’s books.
Table of ContentsAncient Egypt -- Digging up the past -- Pharaohs : religious and political leaders -- Hard workers and brave soldiers -- Many Gods and grand temples -- Death and the afterlife -- Amazing mummies and canopic clues -- The flooding river and planting crops -- Important jobs and busy traders -- Eating, drinking, and hunting -- Women's rights and busy childhoods -- Simple clothes and beautiful jewelry -- Writing by pictures and the Rosetta Stone.