Genre: Biography Level: Medium Words: 400-600 Headwords Tutankhamun becomes pharaoh at the age of nine. Egypt needs a strong leader to govern but, like most nine-year-old boys, he prefers to play and have fun. But the Egyptian court is a dangerous place for a young pharaoh, and he has got some jealous enemies. Army general Horemheb watches and waits, noting the boy's weaknesses and plotting the young pharaoh's downfall. Can Tutankhamun battle such a powerful enemy?