for Pharaoh's Boat by David Weitzman
The story of how one of the greatest boats of ancient Egypt came to be built - and built again With poetic language and striking illustrations, Weitzman tells the story of how one of the greatest boats of ancient Egypt came to be built--and built again. In the shadow of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the most skilled shipwrights in all of Egypt are building an enormous vessel that will transport Cheops, the mighty pharaoh, across the winding waterway and into a new world. Pharaoh's boat will be a wonder to behold, and well prepared for the voyage ahead. But no one, not even the Egyptian king himself, could have imagined just where the journey of Pharaoh's boat would ultimately lead... AUTHOR David Weitzman spent hours as child enthralled by the Egyptian artefacts in his local museum, certain that one day he would be an archaeologist himself. Things didn't turn out quite like that, but Mr Weitzman did eventually make his way to Egypt to see the sights he'd always dreamed about. The moment he laid eyes on Cheops' "Sun Boat" he knew there was a story waiting to be told. AGES: 8-12 GRADES: 3-7
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