Just right for students writing their first research papers, these kid-friendly reference books are the ideal homework aid. Bursting with hundreds of facts and many high-quality color photographs, the material is organized in bite-size articles that bring class projects to life. Difficult words are explained on each spread, and every page has a vocabulary-boosting word box to show kids how to add flair to their writing.Easy-to-use and fun-to-read, this resource covers all the gross and exciting facts about pyramids, tombs, embalming, and mysterious catacombs. In doing so, it also leads kids to an understanding of daily life during the time of this fascinating ancient civilization. Information on pharaohs and laws, language and writing, war and weapons, clothing and jewelry, and families and the home is also included.
Anita Ganeri is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the author of more than 300 information books for children, including "Alexander," "Ancient Maya," "New Beginnings," and the bestselling Horrible Geography series.