Discovering Egyptians
[Includes Pharaoh Mask]

By Richard Platt
September 2008
Red Kite Books - Haldane Mason
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781905339112
32 pages, Illustrated.
$28.50 Cloth

"Discovering Egyptians" is an authoritative book about life in Ancient Egypt for 7-11 year olds. It focuses on the golden age of Rameses II when Ancient Egypt was at the height of its power and prosperity.In 14 superbly illustrated sections it covers all aspects of life in the world's first major ancient civilization, from food, transport and dress to housing, religion and health. It also looks in detail at mummies, pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes and hieroglyphs.

One section deals with the Nile, Ancient Egypt's lifeblood.Red Kite Books' "Discovering" series has two special features setting it apart from the competition: a story told in verse running along the bottom of each spread and a fantastic free gift tucked in the back in a poly bag. In Discovering Egyptians the free gift is a blue and gold, Tutankhamun-style, pharaoh's mask.

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