This is the promotional short film for Heirloom Audio Production’s award-winning audio adventure, “The Cat of Bubastes.” Based on G.A. Henty’s novel by the. The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt . The Cat of Bubastes. G. A. HENTY ( – ). G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken.

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After his father, the king of the Rebu, is killed in battle with the Egyptian army and the Rebu nation is conquered by the Egyptians, the young prince Amuba is carried bubastds as a captive to Egypt, along with his faithful charioteer, Jethro.

Which villain would come out on top? I didn’t really understand it. The Siege of the City.

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

In fact, they hope to one day be able to return to their homeland and improve life for their people with the tips and tricks they have learned bubasts Egyptians irrigation, building techniques, etc. Overall, I loved this book. Retrieved from ” https: Even this limitation may be a strength in that it generates some very challenging discussions, and forces me to check in with them to ensure that they are comprehending this challenging read-aloud.

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Although the actual adventure takes a while getting started, I enjoyed the descriptions of ancient Egypt one of my favourite settings and life there this is set in the days of the pharaohs and even Moses makes an appearance.

Happily this year the Easter Bunny brought us a few Henty novels. It kind of killed me slowly. The King of the Rebu.

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G.A. Henty

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This book made me a Henty fan! Streams of Civilization, Test Booklet. The intriguing plots will keep you guessing in this fabulous story of war, love, mystery, and victory!

See 1 question about The Cat of Bubastes…. Nov 08, Sydney F. Mar 17, Catherine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Well I made a mistake, I finished this like a month or two ago. The Student Bible Atlas.

Henty has a terrible habit of infodumping – just plopping down all the ‘facts’ he researched in a way that has no relevance to the plot and feels like a few pages of textbook were accidentally printed in the midst of a fictional story. Views Read Edit View history.

Antony and Cleopatra Author: Maybe Grace read an abridged version of it, but in the original, unabridged version it contained some vocabulary that could be hard for children to understand.

View all 4 comments. It really made the message come though very strongly.

Frankly I wasn’t sure I would make it through the first 30 minutes, but the story started to rope me in. His heroes are diligent, intelligent, and dedicated to their country and cause in the face, at times, of great peril Refresh and try again. I would recommend it to anyone who loves history and doesn’t mind lengthily descriptions.


Along the way, they meet famous personages Aug 02, Lauren rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. Henty’s secretaries reported that he would quickly pace back and forth in his study dictating stories as fast as the secretary could record them.

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My favorite part was the last chapter. Yet bubxstes one true god appear in much the same way the Egyptian gods did. The chosen succesor for the cat suddenly “disappears” while Amuba and the priest’s son, Chebron are out hunting a hawk.

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. George Alfred Henty, better known as G. I wasn’t a fan of how condescending it was towards the Egyptian’s religion.