At Home With: The Ancient Egyptians

Author: Tim Cooke
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Nonfiction History Books for Kids
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Paperback

Life in the past was in many ways very different from life today, but in one way it was very similar.There were always some people who were wealthier, more powerful or more famous than everyone else - and it was those early celebrities who set the fashions of the age and who got tongues wagging with early celebrity gossip. At Home With... uses a magazine approach to reveal what fashionable life was like in various societies.Each book in the series focuses on a highly popular and widely studied period of history. The subjects include famous individuals and their homes, fashions, pastimes, food and drink, ways of getting around - and the must-have possessions of the day.

Table Of Contents
1: Welcome to Egypt

2: Grand Designs

3: Funky Pharaohs

4: A Trip on the River

5: Keeping Up Appearances

6: Food Glorious Food!

7: Wildlife Corner

8: Hanging with my Mummy

9: Crazy Queens

10: Let's go to Work

11: Spare Time

12: Good Neighbours

13: Egypt's Most Eligible Bachelor

14: Glossary

15: On the Web/Books

16: Index
About Tim Cooke
Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.


SKU BK-9780750281881
Barcode # 9780750281881
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Tim Cooke
Shipping Weight 0.3300kg
Shipping Width 0.207m
Shipping Height 0.005m
Shipping Length 0.262m

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