Everyone had an occupation in ancient Egypt. There were bakers, dancers, brewers and scribes. We take a peek at 15 jobs from the point of view of the young job seeker.
In most ancient civilizations people had jobs and young people, much as they do today, learned a trade or studied a profession
In this light-hearted book we meet the queasy apprentice embalmer who faints on his first day at work, and the gentle soldier who has trouble adapting to life in the army. We join two girl musicians at their first engagement, and see them hired
An intriguing approach to history from the grass roots up
Bright and playful illustrations by British artist Stephanie Marshall

Extent 48 pages
Trim 300 x 245 mm (91⁄2 x 12 in)
Binding Hardcover
Words Approx. 8,000