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Nerd Family Things: Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile
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Location: Fresno, California, United States

A homeschooling, conservative nerdy mom of 4!

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile

The NerdBug read Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile as part of his literature reading on Egypt. It paralleled the history reading in Chapter 2 of SOTW.

This was a pleasant little book where Bill the crocodile goes to school, which consists of traveling the Nile. We learn about the Sphinx, mummies and Isis. Then he saves the Isis jewel from a bad guy. All this history tied together in a great story made it very memorable to my 1st grader. He now thinks sarcophagus is a normal word to use.

I personally enjoyed the book as did my son. I will be using this again with my other kids!

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Anonymous jennya1 said...


I love that book and live in Fresno too!


December 11, 2007 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger NerdMom said...

Cool! Do you homeschool too?

December 14, 2007 at 3:26 PM  
Anonymous jennya1 said...

Yes, we homeschool. We have three kiddos, Hannah 10, Carley 7 (8 in january) and Luke is 4. We hope to have more.

December 19, 2007 at 6:45 AM  

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