Children's Books about Ancient Egypt

Here are suggestions for children's books about Ancient Egypt. Most of these books can be found at your public library.


Picture Books about Ancient Egypt

by Brian Wildsmith
by Brian Wildsmith
Pharaoh's Boat
by David Weitzman
Ms. Frizzle's Adventures: Ancient Egypt
by Joanna Cole
Ancient Egypt: A Guide to Egypt in the Time of the Pharoahs (Sightseers)
by Richard Wright
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Pyramid Builder!: A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Have
by Jacqueline Morley, illustrated by David Antram
Tut's Mummy: Lost...and Found (Step into Reading)
by Judy Donnelly
Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharaohs: A Book About Ancient Egypt
by Gail Gibbons
Egyptians (Usborne Beginners)
by Stephanie Turnbull
Pyramids Through Time(Fast Forward)
by Nicholas Harris
Pharaohs and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt (Ancient Egyptian Civilization)
by Kristine Carlson Asselin
The Egyptians: Builders of the Pyramids (Ancient Civilizations)
by Katherine Reece
Pharaohs and Foot Soldiers: One Hundred Ancient Egyptian Jobs You Might Have Desired or Dreaded (Jobs in History)
by Kristin Butcher
Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt (Clues to the Past)
by Nathaniel Harris
See Inside An Egyptian Town
by R. J. Unstead
Look What Came from Egypt
by Miles Harvey
Hatshepsut, His Majesty, Herself
by Catherine M. Andronik, illustrated by Joseph Daniel Fiedler
by David Macaulay
The Great Pyramid at Giza: Tomb of Wonders (Digging Up the Past
by Sarah Pitt Kaplan
Secrets Of The Sphinx
by James Cross Giblin
Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
by Kathy Allen

Activity Books about Ancient Egypt

History Revealed: Ancient Civilizations & the Bible - Elementary Activity Book (Creation to Jesus Christ)
by Diana Waring
The Ancient Egyptians (QED Hands-on History)
by Fiona MacDonald
Ralph Masiello's Ancient Egypt Drawing Book
by Ralph Masiello
Pyramids!: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience Ancient Egypt (Kaleidoscope Kids Books)
by Avery Hart and Paul Mantell
Projects about Ancient Egypt (Hands-On History)
by David C. King

Chapter Books about Ancient Egypt

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt
by G. A. Henty
Mara, Daughter of the Nile
by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
The Golden Goblet
by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
by Joanne Williamson

Movies about Ancient Egypt

The History Channel Presents Egypt - Engineering an Empire
by The History Channel (available on Neflix: DVD and Streaming)