Ts&Cs apply
Be a Scribe!: Working for a Better Life in Ancient Egypt (Hardback)
  • Be a Scribe!: Working for a Better Life in Ancient Egypt (Hardback)
zoom

Be a Scribe!: Working for a Better Life in Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

(author), (author), (author)
£19.99
Hardback 96 Pages
Published: 15/04/2024
  • 5+ in stock

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

An immersive story of daily life in ancient Egypt.

This extraordinary translation of a tale by Michael Hoffen, a 16-year-old young author, will acquaint readers with the life of a teenage boy in ancient Egypt and show readers that working for a living has never been easy!

Sail up the Nile with an ancient Egyptian father and son and discover what daily life was like along the way. Experience the wonderful world of ancient Egypt with the help of countless artificats and paintings. Delight in four-thousand-year-old humor and immerse yourself in the choices facing a teenage boy in Egypt then.

'Few visitors to the British Museum can actually read the ancient words on the artefacts — but one teenager has turned an object’s script into a book. . . Michael, who comes from New York, is the recipient of the Emerson prize for outstanding promise in history. His passion for the subject was fired as a young boy by Usborne and Dorling Kindersley books—and he now has his own title, Be A Scribe.' - The Times

'Prepare to be amazed and amused by the history and wit in this wonderful new translation of Khety’s advice to his son Pepi. Michael Hoffen is an astonishing talent and in this outstanding debut brings a fresh perspective to the fascinating world of ancient Egypt. Beautifully illustrated, brilliantly conceived, and brimming with joy, Be a Scribe is destined to become a classic.' - Dr. Amanda Foreman

Dr. Amanda Foreman is the author of the prize-winning best sellers, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided. Dr Foreman has served as a judge on almost every major literary prize, including the Booker Prize and the National Book Award. In 2016, she was asked to serve for a second time on the Booker Prize, this time as the chair.

Publisher: Callaway Editions,U.S.
ISBN: 9798987412435
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 860 g
Dimensions: 305 x 238 mm

You may also be interested in...

See Inside Ancient Rome
Added to basket
Story of the Titanic
Added to basket
DK
£9.99
Hardback
Castle in the Air
Added to basket
See Inside The First World War
Added to basket
Under the Hawthorn Tree
Added to basket
See Inside Ships
Added to basket
£10.99
Board book
Shackleton's Journey
Added to basket
A Small Person Far Away
Added to basket
The Island of Lost Horses
Added to basket
Illustrated Norse Myths
Added to basket
Tintin in the Land of the Soviets
Added to basket
Roman Diary
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The Box of Delights
Added to basket
Encyclopedia of World History
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: