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Egyptian fun for the summer holidays
on 28 June 2010
I think this would be a great item for any child doing an Egyptian project/coursework at school, think alot of fun could be had if it were taken into school and the class take a look at it.
The quality of the book itself (hardbacked) and full of colourful pictures is just spot on. That combined with the cd that comes with it, an altogether super item.
It tells the tale of 'The Golden Cat', I have read it along with our 8 year old, (he thought that the code breaking was just fab. even spelt out his favourite word (penguin) with it. Along with other sentences, actually started to send us all notes in the code (hieroglyphs) as he thought it such a hit. Wished I had kept it for the summer holidays, as it is something that could keep the kids (or even adults), yes, I had a crack at trying to break the codes too, entertained for a while.
There is such a lot of information about egyptian life in both the book and the cd. You don't have to use the cd to read and look through the book though as the book on its own is so interesting.
A great value item and a good idea for a christmas present for any girl or boy.