The Scarab's Secret
Publication Date: May 2, 2006
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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The tiniest of creatures can change the fate of a great Pharaoh.
The chance meeting of Khepri, the small scarab beetle, and the powerful Pharaoh turns out to be a life altering experience for both and, ultimately, shapes the fate of the young leader. After the scarab uncovers a mysterious plot to murder the Pharaoh he is determined to put an end to it. The tiny scarab with a big heart helps the Pharaoh avert danger and saves the life of his precious ruler.
Lavishly illustrated with fifth color gold ink on the cover, this fascinating picture book elegantly depicts ancient Egypt and delivers the important message that even the smallest of creatures can make an impact. A perfect supplement to classroom studies and a great gift for Egyptphiles!
NICK WOULD graduated from the University of Leicester with a combined degree in English, Philosophy, American Literature, and Ancient History. His original approach to music, guitar in particular, have established him as an inspirational teacher. He lives in North London, England.
CHRISTINA BALIT spent many of her early years in the Middle East, before moving to England in 1977, where she lives today. She went to the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art and has illustrated many books in both England and the