Ancient Egypt Antics
- What: Pick Your Own Quest: King Tut’s Adventure
- When: 8 years and up
- Why: Educational, entertaining, multiple endings
- Where: Amazon
Want to get a little more life out of the books you buy for your kids? Maybe you’d love it if they would read the same book multiple times. If you’re looking for a book that kids can read over and over again, look no further than Pick Your Own Quest: King Tut’s Adventure.
Much like The Oregon Trail series of books, this choose your own adventure type book does not read from cover to cover. Instead, kids read a short section, then have to make a decision about how to continue their quest. Choose wisely, and reach the end of the story safely. But beware. Not all paths lead to a happy ending.
Each section lasts only one or two pages, making these books excellent for those who have yet to develop their literary stamina. But all the action will keep kids guessing, and motivated to turn the pages. Once they finish, regardless of the outcome, they can go back to the beginning and start their adventure all over again.
In this selection, Ancient Egypt offers plenty of action. From flooding rivers to angry gods, kids must navigate a host of decisions, all the while exploring the ancient civilization. One path will lead to everlasting fame as one of Egypt’s pharaohs. All other paths lead to, well, that’s up the reader to discover the many different ways this story set against a backdrop of crocodiles and ancient beliefs can end.