Remember Me
OR

 
Seeker of Knowledge : The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
AGE
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
4.8 
PAGES
1 v. (unpaged)  
KEYWORDS
 
$5.91
Retail $6.95

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 94
Paperback
ISBN 9780618333455
Publisher Summary
In 1802, Jean-Francois Champollion was eleven years old. That year, he vowed to be the first person to read Egypt’s ancient hieroglyphs. Champollion’s dream was to sail up the Nile in Egypt and uncover the secrets of the past, and he dedicated the next twenty years to the challenge.

James Rumford introduces the remarkable man who deciphered the ancient Egyptian script and fulfilled a lifelong dream in the process. Stunning watercolors bring Champollion’s adventure to life in a story that challenges the mind and touches the heart.

A biography of the French scholar whose decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language made the study of ancient Egypt possible.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Lady Liberty : A Biography Martha Washington Story of Ruby Bridges Julius Caesar : The Boy Who Conquered an Empire George Washington Carver Helen's Big World : The Life of Helen Keller 14 Cows for America Paul Revere and the Bell Ringers Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie Sacagawea Washington Is Burning Willie Mclean and the Civil War Surrender Escape North! : The Story of Harriet Tubman One Giant Leap : The Story of Neil Armstrong Princess Ka'Iulani : Hope of a Nation, Heart of a People Lady Liberty : A Biography Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road Becoming Ben Franklin : How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty Harriet Tubman : Conductor on the Underground Railroad John F. Kennedy