Meet the woman who became the icon. The story of Cleopatra's life has captured the imagination of countless writers and artists for centuries. As one of history's most enduring figures, much lore has obscured the real woman behind the myth. Was she a beautiful and heartless schemer who stopped at nothing to get what she wanted? Or was Cleopatra a tragic victim of her own heart? This next volume in the acclaimed Notebook series offers a fascinating look into the world of one of Egypt's most notorious leaders. Featuring a fictional journal that invites us into Cleopatra's inner world, this is an exquisite guide bursting with gorgeous illustrations and packed with fun interactive extras such as flaps featuring historical facts and pop-culture references.This is a riveting volume rife with battles, passion, and even murderous intrigue -- an exclusive look into the legendary queen's dramatic life.
queen of Egypt
Somerville, Mass. :, Candlewick Press,, 2012.
1st U.S. ed.
1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. (some col.), col. maps ;,31 cm.
On lift-the-flap pages.
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