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Read the World: Egypt

Updated: Oct 11, 2020

Children's Fiction

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

Written and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton

Many years have passed since the tale of Arthur and the Golden Rope, and Arthur is now a world-famous adventurer. If only his daughter Marcy shared his enthusiasm for exploration... Determined to bring out Marcy s adventurous side, Arthur sets off to Egypt to bring back the legendary Book of Thoth. When Arthur doesn t return, Marcy must follow in his footsteps. Can she overcome her fears and rescue her father from the clutches of the great Sphinx?

Children's Non-Fiction

The Egyptians (Hide-and-Seek History)

Written by Jonny Marx

Illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat

How did the Egyptians remove a mummy's brain? How much solid gold was used to make Tutankhamun's sarcophagus? Was the world's first pop star an Egyptian choral singer? Readers can discover the truth behind some of the most incredible ancient Egyptian stories and superstitions and unearth the most fascinating aspects of an ancient culture in this immersive book. With flaps to lift on every page, there's plenty of history to uncover!


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