The Legend of Tutankhamun

Sally Jane Morgan
Illustrations by James Weston Lewis

More than 3,000 years ago, a young boy called Tutankhamun became King in ancient Egypt and his life, death, and final resting place have fascinated pe

English edition
48 pp.
24.8X31.9cm
ISBN 9789774168932
For sale only in Egypt

More than 3,000 years ago, a young boy called Tutankhamun became King in ancient Egypt and his life, death, and final resting place have fascinated people ever since. As the hundredth anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb draws near, powerful and vivid drawings from illustrator James Weston Lewis bring the history, discovery, and treasures of this young boy and his reign to life. Readers go on a journey from the deserts of ancient Egypt to the excavation of Tutankhamun’s tomb and the artefacts on show today. As the pages turn, you can witness the passing of a great king, his tomb being lost to the sand dunes, and its thrilling rediscovery. Children will love examining the rich detail of each spread, from the stunning pyramids of ancient Egypt to the breathtaking treasures found in Tutankhamun’s final resting place. This book takes the dramatic historical information surrounding this famous pharaoh and transforms it into a stunning story that will transfix readers of all ages.

Sally Jane Morgan

Sally Jane Morgan is a British writer and editor living in Minneapolis, USA. She is the author and editor of a range of best-selling children's books.

James Weston Lewis

James Weston Lewis obtained an art foundation degree from Oxford Brookes University before moving to Bristol to study Illustration at the University of the West of England, where he specialized in print. He now lives in South London, and works as an illustrator and printmaker.
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