Everyone from the mighty king of Egypt to the lowly water carrier claims to have built the pyramid. And whether you’re asking the high priest or the stonemason, each person has a good reason why! Discover the roles these different individuals played in the building of a real pyramid nearly four thousand years ago.
About the Author
Meredith Hooper uses the storybook form in WHO BUILT THE PYRAMID? to make the latest research accessible for a young audience. Meredith Hooper is an historian by training and the author of many books, ranging in subject from Antarctica to aviation, from the history of water to the history of inventions.
Robin Heighway-Bury has been illustrating for sixteen years but this is his first book for children. Robin Heighway-Bury lives in London, and found inspiration for his illustrations for WHO BUILT THE PYRAMID? at the Egyptian galleries at the British Museum, which is just a short distance from his studio.