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Let's Visit Cairo!

(The Adventures of Bella & Harry)

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Join sibling Chihuahuas Bella and Harry as they travel to Cairo with their family and learn about the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids of Giza, King Tut and other captivating landmarks. Along the way, local cuisine is sampled and basic Arabic (as well as Hieroglyphics) is introduced to the curious reader. The Adventures of Bella & Harry is a picture book series that chron ...more
Hardcover, 36 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Bella & Harry LLC
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Nikki
Aug 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: byl-level-1
This is a cute story about Egypt filled with lots of facts disguised as vacation highlights. Amelia & I enjoyed "writing" our names in hieroglyphics using the chart that the end of the book..

NOTE: This is not on the BYL1 curriculum. I'm waiting for a different hieroglyphics book from the library and came across this while browsing at the library one day. I think we'll check out others in the series.
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Jessica
Nov 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
The two little chihuahuas are on another trip. This time they are heading to Cairo Egypt. I sure would like to visit the pyramids and the sphinx one day. My students went to the pyramids and other main tourist attractions. I also included a kid's National Geographic 8 min video. I still believe kids are intrigued about Egypt and it's amazing history. Kids need to know about places in their world and about geography. There is a whole world out there. ...more
Dolly
Jul 20, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013, childrens, egyptian, pets
I discovered this book in a bookstore in Bucharest while shopping for books for our girls. There were several books of a series featuring this pair of Chihuahuas and I perused them all. What I liked was the colorful illustrations and the exciting adventure of exploring a new culture and city.

What frustrated me was the seemingly random selection of what to present. I know that small children have a limited attention span and cannot be expected to learn all aspects of a culture in one story. And
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Katt Hansen
Sep 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
Bella and Harry are off to Egypt where they explore ancient culture. I would have loved more language in this book like they did in the Barcelona book, but being able to spell my name with hieroglyphics at the end of the story made up for it somewhat. The boats were really cool, as I hadn't thought much about how water travel was accomplished on the Nile. ...more
Jen
Mar 28, 2013 rated it liked it
non-fiction disguised as a story. eh. I do like travel books though. don't like the pictures. ...more
Olivia
Nov 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great informative text for younger children! The main characters are super cute and the illustrations pair very well with the information being provided. Overall great story line.
Jackson Kennedy
May 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great pictures! Informative, but not a history lesson. Best in the series!
Jodie
Aug 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Fun way for young readers to learn about Egypt.
Addison
Jan 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Pictures are great! Text is informative. Very enjoyable. My daughter continues to ask for more of this series. As a parent, it is great she is reading, having fun and learning in her free time.
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