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Author: Donna Jo Napoli Narrator: Christina Moore Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2013 ISBN: 9781490601311
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Publisher Marketing: The new "National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology" is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular "National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology," the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Mythological beings emerge as fully formed characters through equally powerful storytelling and images.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Engaging, lyrical…Should offer something new for the most ardent mythology fans.”

    Booklist

  • “Sumptuous of format, magisterial of content, stimulating for heart and mind both.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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About the Author

Donna Jo Napoli is the author of Crazy Jack, The Magic Circle, Stones in Water, and many other books. She is the chairperson of the linguistics department at Swarthmore College.

About the Narrator

Christina Moore is an actress and Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. As an actress, she is best known for her roles in the television series That ’70s Show, Hawthorne, and 90210. She is a founding member of Bitches Funny, an all-female sketch group that has performed in New York City and Los Angeles.