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Egyptian Diary

Egyptian Diary (Paperback)

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Step back 3,000 years in time with the fascinating journal of Nakht, a young scribe.

The year is 1465 BC and Nakht's family is moving from their village to Memphis, where his father has just become an important scribe. With Nakht, we explore this bustling Egyptian city: visiting the craftsmen's workshops and the shipyards; watching a burial ritual; and learning how the land is farmed, how houses are built and how to fish and hunt. Most thrilling of all, he and his sister, Tamyt, witness a tomb robbery in the pyramids, and end up meeting the King of Egypt!

Children'sFiction & true storiesHistorical fictionChildren'sGeneral non-fictionHistory general interest Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 03/03/2011 ISBN-13: 9781406330625  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Silver Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Factual Book, and Castle Diary, which was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award. He lives in Kent. David Parkins has illustrated numerous books for children, including Roman Diary by Richard Platt and the classic Sophie series by Dick King-Smith. He now lives in Ontario, Canada.

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