With their familiar blend of information sharing and humor, Cole and Degen present what might in any other format be an overwhelming amount of information in a lively, entertaining, easy-to-absorb style. Full-color cartoon-style text and illustrations allow readers to explore Egypt even as Ms. Frizzle and her inadvertent students do the same. Witty asides take the shape of travel diaries, postcards home, and messages on Herb's megaphone ("I'm the tour guide!", "Help! I lost my tour group!"). Ms. Frizzle's sly pretended ignorance at times also makes for high hilarity. "I can't imagine how that happened. Can you?" she says, after the airplane door somehow swings open. If only all education was this much fun! (Ages 5 to 8) --Emilie Coulter
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great book. my daughter loves it. adventure and history all in one book. if you love the magic school bus series, you will love this.Published 7 months ago by Frank Moskos
As usual, Joanna Cole's books are informative and engaging. Fun for kids and full of information. I hope there are more of these time traveling books in the future.Published 16 months ago by Andrea S Richardson
This is a helpful, instructive, and entertaining book that shows ancient Egypt scenes justaposed with a modern day tour. Read morePublished on June 1, 2011 by M. Heiss
My daughter and I have loved Magic School Bus videos and books for many years. We saw the Ms. Frizzle's Adventure's Ancient China and decided we wanted to see more of the Adventure... Read morePublished on January 16, 2011 by E Lighthouse