Seeker of Knowledge
The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs (Rise and Shine)
Experience the fascinating and inspiring story of Jean-Francois Champollion, who at just eleven years old, vowed to be the first person to read Egypt's ancient hieroglyphs. For the next twenty years, he dedicated himself to the challenge, ultimately becoming the remarkable man who deciphered the script and fulfilled his lifelong dream. James Rumford's stunning watercolors bring Champollion's adventure to life in a story that challenges the mind and touches the heart.