King Tutankhamun Tells All!


The famous boy Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, finally gets to tell his own version of history


ISBN: 9780500652558 Category:

Chris Naunton, Guilherme Karsten


Young history buffs and celebrity fanatics alike will enjoy this humorous and irreverent introduction to King Tutankhamun written by Egyptologist and TV presenter Dr Chris Naunton.

Readers hear first-hand from King Tutankhamun how he became the ruler of ancient Egypt at the tender age of nine, and what it was like to be rudely awakened from the afterlife by British Egyptologist Howard Carter in 1922. They’ll endure him bragging about his collection of blingy 18-carat gold sandals, and wonder how to discern fake news from the truth surrounding Tut’s mysteriously premature death.

Naunton’s expert text is accompanied by Guilherme Karsten’s illustrations, giving the boy King a contemporary make-over for celebrity-obsessed readers, and letting children in on all the juicy details of an extraordinary life.

With 48 illustrations in colour

Additional information

Weight 378 g
Dimensions 19.7 x 26.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 28 May 2021
Number of pages 48
Format Hardback
Dimensions 19.7 x 26.7 cm
Weight 378 g


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Chris Naunton is a renowned Egyptologist. He is the author of Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt and Egyptologists' Notebooks, and has presented documentaries on ancient Egypt and King Tutankhamun for the BBC and Channel 4. Guilherme Karsten is the author and illustrator of many books, including Aaahhh!. He won the Golden Pinwheel Grand Award 2019 and a Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava Plaque, 2019.