Item description for Adventures in Ancient Egypt (Good Times Travel Agency) by Linda Bailey & Bill Slavin...
Overview The Binkerton twins, Josh and Emma, and their little sister, Libby, stumble into the Good Times Travel Agency and take an unexpected trip back to ancient Egypt, where they soon find themselves running from kid-eating crocodiles, tomb robbers, and very angry soldiers.The Binkerton twins, Josh and Emma, and their sister, Libby, stumble into the Good Times Travel Agency and travel back to ancient Egypt, where they must escape kid-eating crocodiles, tomb robbers, and very angry soldiers.
Publishers Description Adventures in Ancient Egypt mixes fact and fiction for fast, funny and fascinating romps through the past. Kids will love the book's contemporary comic-book look with its zany illustrations, speech balloons and guidebook. Parents and teachers will love the well-researched story lines and solid factual information. In this book, the Binkerton twins, Josh and Emma, and their little sister, Libby, stumble into the Good Times Travel Agency and take a once-in-a-lifetime trip back to Ancient Egypt
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Studio: Kids Can Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9" Height: 11.75" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2000
Publisher Kids Can Press, Ltd.
ISBN 1550745468 ISBN13 9781550745467
Availability 0 units.
More About Linda Bailey & Bill Slavin
Linda Bailey is an award-winning author of many books for children, including Goodnight Sweet Pig, Stanley's Party, the Stevie Diamond Mysteries, and the Good Times Travel Agency series. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Bill Slavin is an award-winning children's book illustrator with over 50 books to his credit. His works include Stanley's Party and The Bear on the Bed He lives in Millbrook, Ontario.
Linda Bailey currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. Linda Bailey was born in 1948.
Reviews - What do customers think about Adventures in Ancient Egypt (Good Times Travel Agency)?
Awesome History Lesson Sep 24, 2008
I agree with the previous review that this book was similar to the Magic Treehouse series, but I think this book was even better than those. My six year old daughter and I loved this book. We planned on splitting it up over two nights of reading, but got so involved in the story that we read the whole book in one sitting! Super imformative and the story was woven well into the Ancient Egypt facts!! We read this as part of a homeschool lesson, but any kid who is interested in Ancient Egypt would be thrilled with this story!
Learning Can Be Fun! Oct 15, 2005
I got this book along with several others for my first grader. We homeschool and are studying Ancient Egypt. We loved this book! This was by far my son's favorite. It is easy to find "photos and facts" types of book on Egypt, but this one adds a bit of fiction and adventure to the mix. It is kind of like the Magic Tree House books, but in a picture book format. The book is an adventure story with factual information listed at the bottom of each page (I guess sort of like Magic School Bus type books too). I will definitely be checking out the others in this series.