Remember Me
OR

 
Seeker of Knowledge : The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
AGE
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
4.7 
PAGES
1 v. (unpaged)  
KEYWORDS
 
$5.91
Retail $6.95

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 86
Paperback
ISBN 9780618333455
Publisher Summary
A biography of the French scholar whose decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language made the study of ancient Egypt possible.

In 1802, Jean-Francois Champollion was eleven years old. That year, he vowed to be the first person to read Egypt’s ancient hieroglyphs. Champollion’s dream was to sail up the Nile in Egypt and uncover the secrets of the past, and he dedicated the next twenty years to the challenge.

James Rumford introduces the remarkable man who deciphered the ancient Egyptian script and fulfilled a lifelong dream in the process. Stunning watercolors bring Champollion’s adventure to life in a story that challenges the mind and touches the heart.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Cleopatra : Queen of the Nile Booker T. Washington Jesse Owens Coretta Scott Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington : 1837-1865 Julius Caesar : The Boy Who Conquered an Empire Manfish : A Story of Jacques Cousteau Becoming Ben Franklin : How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty Spies! : The History of Secret Agents and Double-Crossers Keep On! : The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-discoverer of the North Pole My Brother Martin : A Sister Remembers Growing Up With The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martha Washington Washington Is Burning Thomas Jefferson's Feast Will and Orv Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony : Barbary Pirates, the Mayflower, the First Thanksgiving, and Much, Much More Butterfly Tree Lady : The True Story of How One Tree-loving Woman Changed a City Forever Out of Darkness : The Story of Louis Braille Picture Book of Amelia Earhart