Donna Jo Napoli boeken - Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals


An elaborately illustrated tableau of Egyptian myths, vividly recreated by the award-winning author of Beast, combines narrative accounts of the stories of the Sun God Ra, the Sphinx and numerous pharaohs and queens with informative sidebars that provide historical, cultural and geographic facts




ISBN 9781426313813
PAGINA’S 192
VERSCHENEN 11-10-2013
DRUK 1e druk
UITVOERING Harde kaft
TAAL Engels
UITGEVER NATL GEOGRAPHIC CHILDRENS
Levertijd: ongeveer 4-6 werkdagen
35,52
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