[Codequest] offer[s] a significant information about hieroglyphs. . . The attractive format features eye-cathing glossy illustrations and is full of everything from notes to translate to information about cat worship. . . . Those with an interest in ancient Egypt will be intrigued . . . This is also a great choice for classrooms studying the period, as groups could solve the puzzles together.
About the Author
Anita Croy studied languages at the University of London, where she was awarded a PhD
in Spanish studies. She has written numerous books for young readers, mainly on historical
and cultural subjects, including studies of ancient civilizations for the National Geographic
Society. She has travelled widely, but currently lives in London with her young family.
Mick Posen studied at Ravensbourne and Brighton Art college in the 1970s. He spent
many years illustrating fantasy and sci-fi book covers using traditional airbrush and
painting techniques. He now works digitally using 3D and 2D software and is also
venturing into animation. He lives in the depths of Suffolk with his wife and cat.