The Village Gift Shop offers a wide range of books- useful guidebooks, maps, language books and insights into life in Egypt. We have selected some of the most popular in our online 'bookshelf' to give you just a taste of what's on offer!
We have a great range of guidebooks, maps and now pocket guidebooks to all major tourist attractions and Arabic Language books too.
Egypt Pocket Guides
A series of pocket guides for explorers to help you discover and broaden your knowledge of Egypt’s rich past and exciting present, packed with information and brilliantly illustrated with color photographs, maps, drawings—all in just 48 pages.
Handy guides for your CSA trips and tours.
The Arabic Alphabet
How to Read and Write It
Nicolas Awde and Putros Samano
This book is designed to help students of written Arabic, as well as visitors and people doing business in Egypt and the Middle East, over the initial hurdle of the alphabet. The book proceeds step by step through all the letters, showing how they are formed, the sounds they stand for and how they are combined into words.
An ABC Escapade through Egypt – 75 LE soft cover
By Bernadette Simpson
Discover some of the man wonders of Egypt on this alphabetical escapade – foods like mangoes and konafa, animals such as foxes and jerboas, and places like the Red Sea and Zamalek. At each letter of the alphabet, stop to explore fun alliterative phrases, colorful photographs, and interesting facts.
In Ancient Egypt – 40 LE
by Salima Ikram
A series of fun and interesting books on ancient Egypt for the young. These books will broaden their knowledge of ancient Egypt, its traditions and culture in a very illustrative and simple manner.
· Mummies and Tombs
· The Pharaohs
· Land and People
· Gods and Temples
Tales from Ancient Egypt – 40 LE
by George Hart
Seven tales of animals, pharaohs, gods and magicians. The original stories were written thousands of years ago on pieces of papyrus. Tales from Ancient Egypt takes you inside the imagination of the land of the pharaohs.
Festivals of Egypt – 40 LE
by Jailan Abbas
Festivals of Egypt takes you on a tour of the main festivals of Egypt, including their origins, and is full of color photographs and beautiful illustrations. There are also songs and some tasty festive recipes.
Folk Tales of Egypt – 40 LE
by Denys Johnson-Davies
The stories in this book have been adapted from tales told by word of mouth in various parts of Egypt. The atmosphere of these tales is colorful and exciting.
An Ancient Egypt ABC – 40 LE
Ilustrations by Walid Taher
Have fun learning the ancient Egyptian alphabet. 24 color pictures of famous people and things from Ancient Egypt. Covers all the letters of the alphabet, capital and small a wall frieze of 3.8 meters long including an ABC coloring book.
FUN with NUMBERS in ANCIENT EGYPT- 30LE
by Roy Holland
Have fun learning the ancient numbers with Yuya and Meret. They will be your guides o the world of numbers and are ready to show you how they worked things out over 3000 years ago. This books is packed with activities and is a new way to explore Egypt and a great way to get your brain spinning back in time.
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