'An Ancient Egyptian Tomb' gives an extraordinary insight into the development of the most elaborate cemetery of the ancient world. Find out how numerous generations of families were dedicated to buiding the tomb. Discover the secrets of the intricate processes carried out by teams of specialists. Pull-out illustrations highlight significant parts of the artwork in greater detail. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text. Fulfils the criteria for 'a world history study' at Key Stage 2, exploring the everyday lives of men, women and children of a past society. Relates to Key Stage 3 unit 'A world study after 1900'. Helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world', and 'skills in literacy'.
Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History, and has a special interest in the history of everyday life. Nick Hewetson was educated in Sussex at Brighton Technical School and studied illustration at Eastbourne College of Art. He has since illustrated a wide variety of children's books.