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The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Tomb Hunter

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Meet Ahmed—a boy living near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt in 1922. When he gets the chance to photograph a dig for archaeologist Howard Carter, he’s eager to contribute and impatient to uncover a secret tomb.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-383-6, 978-1-63163-384-3, 978-1-63163-386-7 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Meet Ahmed—a boy living near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt in 1922. Though he’s grateful for his job as a photographer’s assistant, he’d like to shoot something more interesting than rich tourists in front of the temple in Luxor. When he gets the chance to photograph a dig for archaeologist Howard Carter, he’s eager to contribute and impatient to uncover a secret tomb.

The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history stuggling to carry out their roles and getting things horribly wrong. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they discover the importance of not being afraid to learn from mistakes. Fact boxes, a glossary, and additional back matter provide historical context and background.

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Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Meet Ahmed—a boy living near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt in 1922. When he gets the chance to photograph a dig for archaeologist Howard Carter, he’s eager to contribute and impatient to uncover a secret tomb. The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of unlucky people in unfortunate situations. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they learn the importance of not being afraid to learn from their mistakes. Get Real fact boxes featured throughout, as well as a glossary and additional back matter, provide historical context and background.

Lexile: 960L
Copyright: 2020
Page Count: 200
Trim Size: 5 x 7.8
Rights Territory: AG; AI; AW; BB; BL; BM; BS; BZ; CA; CR; CU; DM; DO; GP; GT; HN; HT; JM; MF; KN; KY; LC; MQ; MS; MX; NI; PA; PM; PR; SV; TC; TT; US; VC; VG; VI
Categories: 
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Ancient Civilizations
JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / General

Tim Collins worked as a copywriter in advertising before becoming a full-time author. He writes nonfiction books for adults and children’s fiction books, including books designed to appeal to reluctant readers. His work has been translated into forty languages. His books have won numerous awards including the Manchester Fiction City award and the Lincolnshire Book award. He is originally from Manchester but now lives in London.

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