Discover how to decipher hieroglyphs in this captivating puzzle-filled adventure, released 200 years after the Rosetta Stone's decryption! Crafted by the Blue Peter award-winning author, Andy Seed, in collaboration with experts from the British Museum, and beautifully illustrated in color by the highly acclaimed artist, James Weston Lewis.
When Nub and Iteti, two friends from ancient Egypt, overhear a group of tomb raiders planning to loot Queen Neith’s tomb, they embark on a quest to thwart them. However, they encounter numerous clues and puzzles along the way, from a suspicious list of hieroglyphic words discovered in the marketplace to a perplexing maze that spans the River Nile. Can they reach their destination in time to prevent the robbers from unleashing a dreadful curse? And who has been orchestrating this wicked scheme from the beginning?
With breathtaking artwork, intriguing insights into ancient Egypt, and a fold-out guide at the end of the book that explains how to read hieroglyphs and includes a user-friendly hieroglyphic dictionary, this book is ideal for young history enthusiasts and those who relish thrilling adventures.
Containing hieroglyphic messages, mazes, logic puzzles, and more, children will relish immersing themselves in ancient Egypt and actively participating in the story.
The book includes a page of solutions at the end.