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Blast Back!: Ancient Egypt

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$5.99 US / $6.99 CAN

Blast back to ancient Egypt in is this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

When people talk about ancient Egypt, things like mummies and pyramids may come to mind. But what was ancient Egypt really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from what ancient Egyptians did for fun to the gods and goddesses they worshipped, and more. Find out cool, little-known facts such as how ancient Egyptian doctors used pigs’ teeth to cure upset stomachs and how pets were often buried with their owners so they could be together in the afterlife.

Preview the first 25 pages of Blast Back: Ancient Egypt here!

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!

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Book Details

ISBN9781499801163
Page Count112
FormatPaperback
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateApril 5, 2016
Publication seasonSpring 2016
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Blast back to ancient Egypt in is this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

When people talk about ancient Egypt, things like mummies and pyramids may come to mind. But what was ancient Egypt really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from what ancient Egyptians did for fun to the gods and goddesses they worshipped, and more. Find out cool, little-known facts such as how ancient Egyptian doctors used pigs’ teeth to cure upset stomachs and how pets were often buried with their owners so they could be together in the afterlife.

Preview the first 25 pages of Blast Back: Ancient Egypt here!

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!