Everyone has heard of ancient Egypt but where did the first Egyptians come from? How did they arrive, and why? The Story of Early Ancient Egypt follows their remarkable journey to the ancient Nile valley. Readers will discover the roots of this fascinating culture, learn about ancient Egypt's early struggles, first cities, pioneering achievements and meet the powerful, yet less well-known early rulers. With stylish full-colour illustrations to engage readers, 20 full-colour photos of artifacts displayed in sequence to aid understanding of the period concerned, maps, timeline across the pages to aid learning continuity and change as well as glossary, index, useful chronological chart and a handy summary of world firsts.