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Publisher's Summary

Boy of the Pyramids is the heartwarming story of the unlikely friendship that forms between an Egyptian nobleman's son, Kaffe, and Sari, a slave girl from the Sinai region. Together, they come to understand each other's cultures, learn the traditions and farming methods of the people who live along the Nile, uncover foul play during a bullfight, find themselves in danger while seeking adventure, understand Egyptian beliefs about the afterlife, and ultimately solve the mystery that is woven throughout the tale. This is an engaging story of family love, compassion, sacrifice, bravery, loyalty, and adventure!

©2018 Jenny Phillips (P)2019 Steven Lerud

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Great book

My kids and I loved the story! Great writing, and loveable characters. The reader, we didn’t feel, is suited for this type of book. Her take with many of the characters was more angry and dramatic than we felt they needed to be, given the dialogue. I wonder if it was her first time reading the book. We’ll read it again soon as a read aloud rather than this particular audiobook.

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Great book about Ancient Egyptian

We loved this book. Children ages 8, 5 and 2 enjoyed it as well. thanks

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Great book!

I have 4 children ranging in age from 4-14 and all of them thoroughly enjoyed this book.

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Educational and entertaining.

My 8 year old granddaughter and I really enjoyed listening to this book. We were both disappointed when it ended. The person reading the book did a great job. Not only did we learn many things about ancient Egypt, the book held or interest and caused us to feel we were there in the midst of the story.

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Exciting look in ancient Egypt

We listened to this as part of our homeschool study of ancient Egypt and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our children were sad when it was over. I thought the narrator did a great job of bringing the characters to life in the story. We look forward to reading and listening to more stories by this author. A real quality piece of historical fiction for anyone interested in ancient Egypt.

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fun for all ages

We all enjoyed this story, from 4 and up, boys and girls. It is a great way to gain a personal understanding of Ancient Egypt and have the thrill of mystery too. Highly recommend.

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Sweet, uplifting and positive.

I recommend this. My third grader and first grader enjoyed the excitement of it. They listened to the whole thing in one sitting. It’s a happy book for them to listen to.

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I love this book a it is a awosome Egyptian book it is a awosome book

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Great story!

My family loved this story! We were listening to this story as part of our school lesson. If I would have let my children listen to the whole story at once, they would have. I was able to talk them into 4 parts.

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very engaging

We planned to listen to one chapter a day. The narration was very good, and the story was enjoyable we found our son asking for more. It was a very good story and it was suggested as a read aloud in his G & B curriculum. When were studying ancient Egypt he said, that's like in our story!

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Everyone loved it!

We listen to audio books on our car rides to various activities and this one is now one of our favs! my kids are 10, 8, 5 and 3 and and the three big kids just loved it!