CodeQuest: Hieroglyphs

Solve the Mystery from Ancient Egypt

CodeQuest

by Sean Callery

Kingfisher

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CodeQuest is a brand-new narrative non-fiction series that challenges the reader to solve historical mysteries. Each title presents a unique, interactive story in which the reader learns about historical codes, pictograms and symbols by completing various code-breaking tasks.
 
A museum houses a splendid statue of a golden cat. It was once part of a pair... so where isits partner? A note inside the display case contains the first in a series of clues, and once it is deciphered, the adventure begins. The story spreads lead the reader from clue to clue, while information spreads form a perfect introduction to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphics

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[Codequest] offer[s] a significant information about hieroglyphs. . . The attractive format features eye-cathing glossy illustrations and is full of everything from notes to translate to information about cat worship. . . . Those with an interest in ancient Egypt will be intrigued . . . This is also a great choice for classrooms studying the period, as groups could solve the puzzles together.
 
 

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by Sean Callery

 Sean Callery is a writer and primary-school teacher. He has written a number of information books for publishers such as HarperCollins and Which?, as well as musicals and educational articles.

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CodeQuest: Hieroglyphs
Solve the Mystery from Ancient Egypt
by Sean Callery

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
June 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753464113
ISBN10: 075346411X
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 48 pages, Full-color photographs and artwork
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$16.99
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