Category Archives: Egypt

Travels with Gannon and Wyatt Authors Visiting Schools Across America!

Patti Wheeler and Keith Hemstreet visit elementary and middle schools across the country. Conducting research for this adventure series, Wheeler and Hemstreet have traveled to the far corners of the globe. During school visits, the authors tell captivating stories, discuss the writing process, read an excerpt from one of the books, show photos and video from around the world, and explain to students the importance of reading and writing.

Shopping in Egypt

One of our favorite things to do in Egypt was to wander the local markets, or souks. The markets are set up like large mazes, with new and fascinating things around every corner. Bargaining is part of the shopping experience in Egypt. It is customary to haggle back and forth over the price until you […]

The Egyptian Pyramids

The pyramids in Egypt are the most famous in the world, although they exist in other places, too. People travel from all over to learn about the history of the pyramids and see them up close and in person. We learned all kinds of cool facts about the pyramids on our trip! Did you know… […]

5 Interesting Facts About Egypt

Egypt is an amazingly beautiful place that we had the privilege of exploring while writing our book Travels with Gannon & Wyatt: Egypt. Here are five interesting facts that we learned during our adventure that you might not know! 5 Interesting Facts about Egypt Fact #1: The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and […]

Animal Profile: Egyptian Banded Cobra

Among the most fearsome and awe-inspiring animals of Egypt is none other than the Egyptian Cobra, for it’s magnificent hooded head and the myths and legends that encircle it throughout history. Let’s take a look: The Snake: The Egyptian Banded Cobra (Latin: naja haje annulifera) is an almost 8 foot long snake, with dark brown […]

To Our Friends in Egypt

Authors’ Note: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt Egypt At the time of writing this authors’ note, the nation of Egypt is in a state of unrest. The country’s current situation is much too complex to analyze from afar. However, what is clear to everyone who follows the news is that the good people of Egypt […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you’re loving Travels with Gannon & Wyatt, because we sure do love writing the books and plan to keep doing it as long as you keep reading! We’ve traveled to some new and exciting places and have some amazing books in store for you. Up next, Gannon and Wyatt embark […]

Travels with Gannon & Wyatt Egypt Available Today!

Finally! The day we’ve all been waiting for is here. Today, we are proud to announce the release of our third book, Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Egypt!!! If you liked the first two books, Botswana and Great Bear Rainforest, then you’re going to love the latest adventure, where the twins travel to Egypt in search of answers to […]