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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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