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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Although the actual adventure takes a while getting started, I enjoyed the cqt 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. Daisy I actually disagree with the lady Grace’s answer previous to mine no offense meant!

My daughter wasn’t as keen with the description of the process of mummification but the bubasstes loved everything. A Story of Roman Planning and Construction. Amazing is the most appropriate word for it!

Click here to write your own review. Caden feels that the book was wholly appropriate for him. This author did an amazing job of really letting you see what it was like to cay in Egypt, and everything about the times.

Henty British children’s books British young adult novels Children’s historical novel stubs bubastew novel stubs. Books by Grade Level. The King of the Rebu.

While I did find the formatting in this book to be horrible, I loved the story. The lads become involved in a mystery as they begin to uncover evidence of a murderous conspiracy within the ranks of the priesthood.

Will Amuba and Jethro ever see their homeland again? I found this one interesting from the start, and even though I had read it before, I could not foresee what would happen next. It was well-paced, but will still keep you on the edge o Can I give this book ten stars? My kids loved it ages 12, 10, and 4 yes the 4 year old followed most of the story.


I happen to love him. A great and thrilling story with Adventure and Heroism. The writing is bad too. I think that a good age range would be late teens, so high …more I actually disagree with the lady Grace’s answer previous to mine no offense meant! But as an exposure to historical fiction and wholesome characters, it’s a great book.

Julius Caesar With Reader’s Guide. The Cat of Bubastes. I admit that the first couple of chapters which are mostly battle scenes made me groan with despair. These Henty historical novels keep coming up in my life. D Both my brothers, sister, and I have listened to our slightly bubasyes audio cd version of this excellent book, narrated by Jim Weiss, over and over again, as well!

P I mean, it was well written, of course being written in the ‘s.

The Cat of Bubastes (audio book)

Frankly I wasn’t sure I would make it through the first 30 minutes, but the story started to rope me in. Happily this year the Easter Bunny brought us a few Henty novels. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Along the way, the roving band of refugees encounters and befriends a Hebrew girl, who exposes them to very strange ideas including the worship of “one true God. Dat Chebron, Amere’s son, accidentally kills a cat, there is instant uproar throughout Egypt, for the killing of the sacred cat accidental or otherwise is an offense punishable by death.

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

Dec 22, Marni rated it it was amazing Shelves: Caat 19, Calvin Edwards rated it it was ok. This book is in around the time of Moses in the Bible, when he lived as a prince of Egypt. Archimedes and the Door of Science. See 1 question about The Cat of Bubastes…. I’d like to tell you more about this book, but then there would be no surprises.


The sacred cat of Bubastes dies and a new cat has to My mom read this book to me and my siblings when I was little and we didn’t want her to put this down. Thanks for telling us about the catt. Some won’t enjoy this book because of the style, but some will. Not that that kind of person is bad, but most people speak in a more nuanced and unpredictable way. A friend was present one day and watched the spell-bound reaction of his children suggesting Henty write down his stories so others could enjoy them.

A mystery unfolds as the lads find evidence of a murderous conspiracy within the ranks of the priesthood; but they must then flee for their lives when they unintentionally kill the cat selected as the successor to the Cat of Bubastes, one of the most sacred animals of Egypt. I think that a good age range would be late teens, so high school level, or perhaps a mature middle schooler.

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

Ot so doing, Henty exposes us to a variety of aspects of life in Ancient Egypt including; preservation of bodies, Egyptian justice, Egytian customs, travel, religion, etc. Sep 29, Angela R. Many elements of a best-seller are here, hidden under a nineteenth century style that didn’t age well. Return to Book Page.

Jan 11, Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.