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Children's Book of the Month

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A stunning visual reference guide to the young Pharoah

The Story of Tutankhamun - Patricia Cleveland-Peck

Uncover the true story of an Egyptian king, and the 20th century explorer who found him.

Discover the troubles Tutankhamun faced as a young king, his untimely death, and his legacy, which lay hidden for centuries.

Pore over his treasures, learn the steps of mummification, and see Tutankhamun's fascinating story bought to life.

Travel through history with Howard Carter, on his quest to uncover the truth about the young pharoah.



Meet the author - Patricia Cleveland Peck

Patricia Cleveland-­Peck has published 16 children’s books and 4 adult non­fiction books. She has compiled programmes for the BBC and had 2 radio plays and 1 stage play performed. As her ‘day job’ she works as a travel journalist specialising in gardens abroad. With ''You Can’t Take an Elephant on the Bus' she returned to the world of children’s books after a long absence – and is enjoying being there very much!

And the illustrator - Isabel Greenberg

Isabel Greenberg is an award-winning London based illustrator, comic artist and writer. She has had two graphic novels published ‘The Encyclopedia of Early Earth’ (Best Book Award at the 2013/14 British Comic Awards) and ‘The One Hundred Nights of Hero’. Isabel has worked with a variety of clients including The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust and the New York Times. In 2011 she won The Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic Short Story Prize. She enjoys illustrating all things historical.