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  • Published: 7 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241552162
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile




Journey back to Ancient Egypt with the latest instalment in the thrilling new children's history series

Cleopatra has always known she was destined to be Queen of Egypt. And when she defeats her own brother to win the throne, it is clear that the gods are on her side. Join historian Dominic Sandbrook as we follow the most famous queen of all from Alexandria to Rome, through doomed love affairs and epic battles, to the serpent's bite which will change the course of history forever...

The Adventures in Time series brings the past alive for twenty-first century children. These stories are every bit as exciting as those of Harry Potter or Matilda Wormwood. The only difference is they actually happened...

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2. The Six Wives of Henry VIII 9780241469736

November 2021:
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April 2022:
5. Cleopatra 9780241552155

November 2022:
6. The Vikings 9780241552179

  • Published: 7 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241552162
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Dominic Sandbrook

Dominic Sandbrook has been passionate about history ever since he read the Ladybird children's books. As a historian, he has written eight books for adults. He has also presented several BBC television series, covering topics such as time travel, alien invasions, the James Bond films and the Harry Potter stories. His favourite book is The Lord of the Rings. His favourite football team is Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and son, Arthur. It was Arthur who came up with the idea for Adventures in Time, after a family trip to the Imperial War Museum. He now serves as the books' chief battle consultant.

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Praise for Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile

Few plots can rival the real-life dramas played out in the superb Adventures in Time series by the historian Dominic Sandbrook, one of the most exciting new voices in children's non-fiction.

Daily Telegraph

History and fiction meld in a spectacular new series retelling thrilling tales from past eras, all with the benefit of the latest research.

Financial Times

Fiction is seldom as thrilling as the real life adventures played out in Dominic Sandbrook's superb Adventures in Time stories ... In Cleopatra, we follow Egypt's most famous queen through a roller coaster of military battles and doomed love affairs.

The Oldie

A must-read for fans of Ancient Egypt and the Romans. This book is well-researched, detailed, nicely paced, and engaging... Sandbrook's Cleopatra is a well-rounded, inspirational figure with strengths, flaws, and true-to-life motivations - this book is a well-deserved fist-bump to this heroic female.

Imagining History

The latest book in Dominic Sandbrook's fastpaced, gripping and well researched Adventures In Time series tells the tumultuous story of the legendary Egyptian queen.

Daily Express

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