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Issue 292 Book Club

August 6, 2017


The Story of Tutankhamun

By Patricia Cleveland-Peck

Illustrated by Isabel Greenberg

Tutankhamun Cover


Uncover the true story of an Egyptian king, and the 20th century explorer who found him.

Discover the troubles Tutankhamun faced as a young king, his untimely death, and his legacy, which lay hidden for centuries. Pore over his treasures, learn the steps of mummification, and see Tutankhamun’s fascinating story bought to life. Travel through history with Howard Carter, on his quest to uncover Tutankhamun’s hidden tomb, his incredible discovery, and our continued hunt to understand and unearth the riches of Ancient Egyptian life. Prepare to be amazed as you uncover the story of the most famous boy king, and a world-changing discovery.

This book brings to life the astonishing story of Tutankhamun, through the beautiful illustration of award-winning Isabel Greenberg and the fascinating writing of Patricia Cleveland-Peck.

About the author
Patricia Cleveland­Peck has published 16 children’s books and 4 adult non­fiction books. She has compiled programmes for the BBC and had 2 radio plays and 1 stage play performed. As her ‘day job’ she works as a travel journalist specialising in gardens abroad. With ”You Can’t Take an Elephant on the Bus’ she returned to the world of children’s books after a long absence – and is enjoying being there very much!
About the illustrator
Isabel Greenberg is an award-winning London based illustrator, comic artist and writer. She has had two graphic novels published ‘The Encyclopedia of Early Earth’ (Best Book Award at the 2013/14 British Comic Awards) and ‘The One Hundred Nights of Hero’. Isabel has worked with a variety of clients including The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust and the New York Times. In 2011 she won The Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic Short Story Prize. She enjoys illustrating all things historical.