How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt by Tamara Bower
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Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt, who has come to see for himself if women can equal men, even in battle. Includes notes about Assyrian and Egyptian culture and hieroglyphics.
 

About Tamara Bower

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Tamara Bower has been fascinated with ancient Egypt since childhood, when she was drawing hieroglyphs all over her school noteboooks. She was trained in archaeological illustrations in the Egyptian Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and later made illustrations for the Egyptian Department at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. She has worked with numerous learned scholars and has traveled to Egypt to work on excavations in Abydos with the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Bower lives in New York City with her cat, Mazie.
 
Published March 22, 2005 by Atheneum. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As in her Shipwrecked Sailor (2000), Bower gives a little-known ancient tale fresh life without robbing it of its distinctive cultural milieu.

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With illustrations styled after ancient Assyrian and Egyptian art, Bower (The Shipwrecked Sailor ) retells the story of Queen Serpot and her Amazon women who "lived free, without men."

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