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MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET: Kids Mystery Books (Kid Detective Zet Book 2) by [Peters, Scott]
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Historical Novel Society:
Peters is such a natural and gifted storyteller, so adept at bringing the sights and sounds and smells of ancient Egypt alive, that readers of all ages will be swept along. (The God Catcher)
--Steve Donoghue, Historical Novel Society, 2012, All rights reserved
  
"a very happy and rewarding find" ~ PopBop, AMAZON TOP 500 Reviewer
 
"5 Stars, a story that will have readers turning pages"  ~ Mallory Anne-Marie Haws, Amazon TOP 1000 Reviewer
  
"An amazing page turner!!!" ~ Alyssa

From the Author

Q: Why do you think people love ancient Egypt?
A: Most readers will agree--something magical happens the first time you hear about ancient Egypt. Maybe you see a mummy movie or visit a museum. Or, like me, a teacher hands you a mysterious worksheet at school. At that moment of discovery, a jolt grips you with intense curiosity. 
  
Q: Fascination draws you in?
A: Exactly. Who were these people? What did their strange symbols mean? How did they create such intense history and what were their daily lives like? You wonder what it would be like to walk the streets of ancient Egypt and see what they saw.
  
Q: What defining moment made you write about ancient Egypt?
A: On a school field trip to a museum, I saw a mummy in a glass case. The mummy's fingers were poking through the wrappings. When I got over how wonderfully creepy it looked, something happened. It dawned on me that those fingers, that hand, once did normal human things; tucked a child in at night, held another person's hand, brushed hair out of eyes on windy days. All thousands of years ago. Somehow, the emotion of the person was still there in that mummy. He wasn't just an artifact. He was a person with stories to tell. I decided then and there I wanted to give life to the ancient past in a way that was fun and approachable.

Q: What message do you have for your readers?
A: I know many of you are Egypt obsessed like me. Thanks for letting me share my love of ancient Egypt with you.
  
Zet mystery books:
    Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll
    Mystery of the Egyptian Amulet
    Mystery of the Egyptian Temple
  
Also By Scott Peters:
    Secret of the Egyptian Curse
  
NEW!
    Scott Peters' Secret Book Of Mummies: 101 Ancient Egypt Mummy Facts & Trivia

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  • File Size: 6654 KB
  • Print Length: 143 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1482564297
  • Publisher: Best Day Books For Young Readers (January 16, 2014)
  • Publication Date: January 16, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009P4C4P6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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