YOU WANT TO HELP ME TO SOLVE A MYSTERY WHICH IS THOUSANDS OF YEARS - AND DISCOVER A NEW.
With our mentor Dr. Cameron Stone, dear Egyptologist, we are offshore in a quest to solve the mystery of the cat Golden missing, learn to decipher hieroglyphics carrying the indices in the House of secrecy where highly sought-after award can be found in their code.
In a history of frame Indiana Jones-style, Sean Callery CodeQuest: hieroglyphs: solve the mystery of the ancient Egypt (Kingfisher, 2010) takes us in a dark and mysterious, Egyptian Museum where we gathered by a just as mysterious Eyed Girlhis face covered by a green scarf, which is our guide.
As the race after the elusive Nefret, she takes us through the House after the House where the mystery of hieroglyphics proved. Brilliant illustrations, photographs and digital art show the beauty and secrets of this ancient writing. The many fold-outs, boxes, notes to translate and a succession of indices that use what is taught along the way will keep the reader moving in the book everything decipher messages that she leaves behind and obtain their writing and reading of hieroglyphs as they go. A CD accompanies and gives the reader the possibility of using the hieroglyphic fonts included to build their own names (cartridges) and write their own messages such as the ancient Egyptians did.
For children who are fascinated by the codes and encryption algorithms, there is much here to reward the reader which persists through the quest. Fun another book series CodeQuest understand Inca Gold: solve the mystery of the Golden corn (Codequest).