Featuring profiles for more than 180 pharaohs, gods, mummies, and ancient objects, ``Pocket Genius: Ancient Egypt`` looks at life along the Nile when Ancient Egyptians dominated northeast Africa for over 3,000 years. Highlighting King Tut, camels, hieroglyphs, and more, ``Pocket Genius: Ancient Egypt`` helps young readers discover the ancient and intriguing land of Egypt from the tallest pyramids to the clothes worn and the games played; plus the military, fashion, art, and daily life in this encyclopedia for kids ages 8 12.
Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and from Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.