Seeker of Knowledge

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In 1802, Jean-Francois Champollion was eleven years old. That year, he vowed to be the first person to read Egypt’s ancient hieroglyphs. Champollion’s dream was to sail up the Nile in Egypt and uncover the secrets of the past, and he dedicated the next twenty years to the challenge. James Rumford introduces the remarkable man who deciphered the ancient Egyptian script and fulfilled a lifelong dream in the process. Stunning watercolors bring Champollion’s adventure to life in a story that challenges the mind and touches the heart.

Pages: 32

Pages: 32

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This biography about Jean-Francois Champollion will delight your youngsters with its interesting text and watercolor illustrations. Champollion was the first to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and open a previously unknown world to those living in the early 1800’s.

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