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The Plot on the Pyramid (Terry Deary's Egyptian Tales)
by Terry Deary
A clever trick saves the workers who are building the Great Pyramid from being punished, and their working conditions are improved as well.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Picture Window Books
(first published September 7th 2004)
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This is a fantastic quick read of historical fiction based on real events during Ancient Egypt, when farmers that were required to work for the Pharaoh building a pyramid during Akhet. The time when the river roes and flooded the surrounding fields.
A former actor, theatre-director and drama teacher, Deary says he began writing when he was 29. Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history. Books in the series have been widely translated into other languages ...moreMore about Terry Deary...
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