Designed to accompany a TV series due for screening in Autumn 2003, this illustrated children's book looks at one of the world's earliest civilizations, exploring how the people lived, loved, worshipped and died. Ancient Egyptians features computer generated images created using cutting edge technology. These images, along with live action stills from the TV series, museum artefacts and in situ photography, combine to create a unique visual experience that will appeal to children in the 8-12 age range, as well as a wider family audience. major themes in the history of Ancient Egypt, from pharaohs and gods, and wars and warfare, to crime and punishment and rituals of death. Within this thematic context are related the extraordinary events surrounding four real life incidents, as featured in the TV series.