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Horrible Histories: Awesome Egyptians (Classic Edition) Award-winning author/illustrator

by Terry Deary (author), Peter Hepplewhite (author), and Martin Brown (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product description

They’re not called the Awesome Egyptians for nothing! The foul pharaohs and their suffering slaves got up to all sorts of terrible tricks. Read this book to…

  • Meet some fabulous pharaohs… and their mummies
  • Make revolting recipes for 3000 year old sweets
  • Discover which king had the most blackheads
  • Find out why some pharaohs wore false beards
  • Learn to become an Ancient Egyptian in 10 not-so-easy steps!

If you like your history horrible, the Awesome Egyptians and their moaning mummies have it all wrapped up! Aaaarrrrgh!

Product Details


Horrible Histories







Date published

May 7th, 2007

Other details
  • 144 pages



Terry Deary

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Martin Brown

24370 martin brown 1 206742

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What kids think

  1. Bellasara 113282

    on 10 May 2014

    this book is great

    5out of 5
  2. Storm 113293

    on 9 March 2014

    this sure was awesome, watch out for funny jokes and gory stories!!

  3. Hayley 113303

    on 5 March 2014

    its interesting and fun to read and it gives a lot of facts for history etc

    4out of 5
  4. Hayley 113303

    on 4 March 2014

    Horrible histories is so interesting and gory

  5. Evie 113313

    on 4 March 2014

    soo funny!

    5out of 5
  6. Default avatar

    on 9 March 2013

    A good book!

    5out of 5
  7. Avatar bat 761713

    on 6 March 2013

    Terry Deary has made a brilliant, educational set of books! They teach you all about how the people of the past live! I would recommend an age range of 8-12 for this book

    5out of 5
  8. Pearl 113298

    on 6 March 2013

    a good and funny way to learn about the Egyptians, i have all of the different books and i really enjoy all the different series!

  9. Avatar owl 761790

    on 6 March 2013

    its a good book

  10. Avatar cat 761729

    on 6 March 2013

    Horrible Histories are by FAR the funniest way to learn about history. Pretty awesome!

  11. Avatar lion 761782

    on 4 March 2013

    Makes you want to read more! better than history lessons :)

  12. Evie 113313

    on 7 March 2012

    i thought that this book was asweom and i loveddddddddddddddddddd it becausse i love the egyptions and mummies and all of that stuff, the best book iver, i recomend it to all readers

    5out of 5
  13. Ef castle thumb 2

    on 2 March 2012

    the picyures in the book make some of the info easy to understand.

  14. Default avatar

    on 2 March 2012

    this book was good but also has some disgusting bits in