Usborne Books at Home Canada

Skip to main content


Young Reading Series 3 Famous lives

  • The story of the boy pharaoh and the discovery of his tomb and treasures vividly retold for young readers.
  • Illustrations and hand-coloured photographs of real-life places, people and objects bring the story to life.
  • Part of Young Reading Level 3, created for children ready to tackle longer stories and more diverse subjects.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • With Internet links to recommended websites via the Usborne Quicklinks Website.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

$7.95 Available


Age: 7+

Lexile Measure: 830L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: $7.95
ISBN: 9780746060179
64 pages
198 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Gill Harvey

Reader Reviews

This book is easy to read and interesting. I read it all on Christmas day when I got it. My favourite part is when it tells you what happened when Howard Carter broke into the treasury room.

Louisa Colley, 27th February 2008


  • Usborne Quicklinks
    See the Internet links for this book.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.

How to buy Usborne Books

You can buy Usborne books directly or online from any of our many Consultants across the country. We do not accept orders through this website, but are happy to refer you to one of our business leaders who can process your order.

Our Independent Consultants offer personal, knowledgeable and honest customer service, and can show you ways you can save money with lower shipping rates and help you get the best value in other ways to get free books and/or other special offers. Click here to get connected...

Our simple, money-back guarantee

We want our customers to be happy with Usborne Books. Find out more....