This richly illustrated collection of poems gives readers a dynamic sense of everyday life in ancient Egypt. Each poem is the voice of a particular worker, explaining his or her job and its importance from scribes to farmers and herders, embalmers to bird catchers and pyramid builders.
Vibrant watercolors bring these people aliveaccurately showing how ancient Egypt was a multicultural mix of people of European, Arabic, and sub-Saharan African descent.
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