The Cat of Bubastes by G.A. Henty

The Cat of Bubastes—A Tale of Ancient Egypt

By G.A. Henty
Level 10

Many homeschool families use G.A. Henty’s historical fiction books as part of their history instruction. Henty’s books are said to be very historically accurate, and they are written from a Christian worldview. The books are very well written and contain a rich, varied vocabulary as well as examples of high moral principles such as honesty, selflessness, and loyalty. Although The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt is challenging reading, it is a fantastic, exciting story brimming with historical facts about Ancient Egypt. I heartily agree with reviewer Principled American: “If you’re looking to provide historically rich literature for your home, the Henty series is an excellent option. Besides the obvious enjoyment of reading a book based on historical facts, these stories are an easy way to increase the reader’s patience and attention span. Additionally, immersing oneself in skillful writing is a simple method of promoting good grammar.”

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region Asia, Africa, Egypt
Genre Historical Fiction
Digital Format Audiobook, E-book
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • Audiobook
  • E-Book
  • 3 Entertainment Value
  • 5 Moral Value
  • 4 Educational Value
  • 4.5 Literary Value
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