Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

  • by Donna Jo Napoli
  • Narrated by Christina Moore
  • 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star.
And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Awesome!!

What other book might you compare Treasury of Egyptian Mythology to and why?

I've actually never read any other book about Egyptian myths, believe it or not, I've only watched stuff on tv, so I don't really have anything to compare it to.


Which scene was your favorite?

I really couldn't pick just one, I loved the whole book! But if I absolutely had to pick, it would likely be the story of Osiris, Isis and Set. Horrible and wonderful at the same time!


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Made me laugh a time or two, but nothing really extreme.


Any additional comments?

This book was so good! The only thing bad I'd have to say was that it was nowhere near long enough! It was only 3.5 hours, barely enough to whet my appetite. Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of books quite like this one on Audible. What a shame. So even though it's only 3.5 hours long, I still give it a 10/10. Wonderful!

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- Melanie

good book

enjoyed listening and understanding the myths. Good book for listening on road trips. loved the narrators voice
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- Jasreen mohammed

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-04-2013
  • Publisher: Recorded Books