Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly! by Greg Jenner – Book Review

Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly! by Greg Jenner – Book Review

Totally Chaotic History egypt Greg Jenner

Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly!
Totally Chaotic History Book One

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The first book in a fantastically funny new history series from best-selling author and chart-topping podcaster Greg Jenner!

Think history is just a boring list of facts and dates? Think again! History is hectic, exciting and unpredictable – in fact, it’s absolute CHAOS! Join bestselling author Greg Jenner on a riotously fun journey through ancient Egypt, from brilliant beginnings to epic ending. Accompanied by expert Egyptologist Dr Campbell Price and with side-splitting illustrations from Rikin Parekh, Greg’s whirlwind tour will cover everything you need to know about the Egyptians and show you what it would REALLY have been like to live through thousands of years of chaotic history. Hold on tight, because with history, you’ll never believe what happens next!

Review by Stacey

Totally Chaotic History: Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly! is a children’s non-fiction book that educates children about the Egyptian era in a fun, humorous, and interesting way. It also covers the whole of Ancient Egypt, not just parts of it and it set out in an easy to follow way.

The book is split into twenty-three chapters and covers all kinds of things from pharaohs to pyramids, gods to artifacts, and families to fun, this book tackles many themes that will be of interest to the reader.

Each chapter includes factual information, artwork, and things to make the young reader laugh. The text has been written at the right level and in a manner that children can relate to and understand easily.

Overall, if you have a child who loves learning then this is the book to pick up. You might even find that you enjoy it yourself as it is suitable for adults too!!!

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Greg Jenner


Greg Jenner (FRHistS) is a British public historian, broadcaster, and author noted for using humour and pop culture to communicate the complexities of the past. He is the host of the chart-topping BBC comedy podcast YOU’RE DEAD TO ME.

He is also the Historical Consultant to BBC’s Emmy and multi-BAFTA award-winning comedy sketch-show HORRIBLE HISTORIES, being solely responsible for the factual accuracy of over 2,000 sketches and 150 comedy songs. He also worked on HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE – ROTTEN ROMANS.

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