Book: A Kid's Guide to Ancient Egypt by Jack L. Roberts
categories: Book, Young Readers, Children, Kids, Pharaohs, Egyptian Mummies, The Great Sphinx, Egyptian Pyramids, Hieroglyphics, Egypt
Jack L. Roberts about this book: A Kid's Guide to Ancient Egypt takes young readers back 3,000 years to an amazing civilization that created beautiful art, stunning architecture, a unique writing system, and a very modern way of life. From the pyramids to the pharaohs to the Egyptian mummies, A Kid's Guide to Ancient Egypt is a perfect introduction to the people, culture, and history of ancient Egypt. The book is one in a series of books for young readers (ages 8-12) about countries and cultures around the world, published by Curious Kids Press. Each colorful, easy-to-read book (8 ½ x 11) features dozens of photographs, maps, fun "Did You Know" facts, and more – all designed to introduce young explorers to the country, the people, and their culture. Other books in the "A Kid's Guide to..." series focus on Australia, China, Costa Rica, England, France, Kenya (including a look at amazing African wildlife), and Thailand. Jack L. Roberts, founder of Curious Kids Press, is a former longtime editor at Scholastic Inc and Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop), and author of dozens of nonfiction titles for kids of all ages. "Helping kids expand and enhance their awareness of the world they live in offers enormous satisfaction," he says.
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