Ms. Frizzle's Adventures: Ancient Egypt

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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After joining a tour group headed for Egypt, the Friz is soon the one in charge. She and the group parachute into the past, where they help to build a pyramid and witness the making of a mummy! Leave it to the Friz to inform us that ancient Egypt was the first civilization to use writing in every area of life and that the pyramids provided jobs for people and were not built by slaves. With Ms. Frizzle as their guide, young readers will be eager to discover the enchanting world of ancient Egypt.

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User Review  - BrennonJ - LibraryThing

Entertaining childrens book for young readers illustrated similiar to a comic book. Written like a class trip, it will keep a child entertained with an adventure-like tale of parachuting out of an ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Extraordinary science teacher Ms. Frizzle is back sans school bus in a nine-by-twelve format tackling a whole new subject area: social studies. Ms. Frizzle is vacationing in Egypt and travels back to ... Read full review

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Author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen make learning a spirited joyride, delighting young audiences with their fantastic journeys to the eye of a hurricane, the bottom of the ocean, and the center of the earth, to name just a few. Author and illustrator have said they were each inspired by an important teacher in their classroom days - very much like Ms. Frizzle! There are now more than 58 million Magic School Bus books in print, in a variety of formats, plus a wildly successful animated television series. Called "a can't-miss team" by School Library Journal, Cole and Degen live in Florida and Connecticut, respectively. For more information about Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, visit:

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