Treasury of Egyptian Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli audiobook

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals

By Donna Jo Napoli
Read by Christina Moore

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781426313806
3.48 Hours 1
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Publisher Marketing: The new "National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology" is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular "National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology," the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

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Publisher Marketing: The new "National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology" is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular "National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology," the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Mythological beings emerge as fully formed characters through equally powerful storytelling and images.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Engaging, lyrical…Should offer something new for the most ardent mythology fans.” Booklist
“Sumptuous of format, magisterial of content, stimulating for heart and mind both.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author Bio: Donna Jo Napoli

Author Bio: Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli is the author of Crazy Jack, The Magic Circle, Stones in Water, and many other books. She is the chairperson of the linguistics department at Swarthmore College.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 3.48
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English