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The Pharaoh vs. the Felines

Series: head to head history

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Two ancient empires battle for the upper paw in this fascinating true tale from hiss-tory.#In the 6th century BCE, Egypt and Persia had been squabbling for years over control of the Fertile Crescent. A trick involving an impostor princess was the straw that broke the camel’s back: Persia’s king decided to invade Egypt. Only, how could Persia beat the mighty Egyptian army? The answer was right in their laps. Would this turn out to be the purr-fect idea they thought it was? Or would it end in cat-astrophe?#J. F. Fox tells the strange and intriguing story of how the Persians used cats to help them win the Battle of Pelusium. Her playful text together with Anna Kwan’s dynamic illustrations offer plenty of humor to complement the historical details. Filled with silly cat puns throughout, this third title from the Head-to-Head History series provides an easy-to-read and entertaining way for young people to learn about ancient civilizations. The text and art have been reviewed by an expert for historical accuracy. Notes at the back of the book promote inquiry-based learning by explaining how historians determine what actually happened and ways to separate fact from fiction. A glossary and bibliography are also included.

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Two ancient empires battle for the upper paw in this fascinating true tale from hiss-tory.#In the 6th century BCE, Egypt and Persia had been squabbling for years over control of the Fertile Crescent. A trick involving an impostor princess was the straw that broke the camel’s back: Persia’s king decided to invade Egypt. Only, how could Persia beat the mighty Egyptian army? The answer was right in their laps. Would this turn out to be the purr-fect idea they thought it was? Or would it end in cat-astrophe?#J. F. Fox tells the strange and intriguing story of how the Persians used cats to help them win the Battle of Pelusium. Her playful text together with Anna Kwan’s dynamic illustrations offer plenty of humor to complement the historical details. Filled with silly cat puns throughout, this third title from the Head-to-Head History series provides an easy-to-read and entertaining way for young people to learn about ancient civilizations. The text and art have been reviewed by an expert for historical accuracy. Notes at the back of the book promote inquiry-based learning by explaining how historians determine what actually happened and ways to separate fact from fiction. A glossary and bibliography are also included.

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