Covers the life stories of Imhotep, Khufu, Harkhuf, Hekanakhte, Hatshepsut, Akehenaten, Tutankhamun, Rameses II and Cleopatra. This book focuses on people with different backgrounds, for example, the great scribe Imhotep, Khufu the pharoah for whom the Great Pyramid at Giza was built, and Harkhuf who was not only a governor but an explorer.
'Exciting art work coupled with the effective use of print makes both the story of the cilivisations compulsive reading. ..This series will prove invaluable for pupils in upper primary and lower secondary school' -- The School Librarian, v.49, issue. 1, Spring 2001
Jane Shuter was a primary school teacher for many years before becoming a full-time writer of children's non-fiction. She has written many books on ancient Egypt. Christa Hook is an experienced illustrator who specialises in history and military costume.