Mummies

Mummies

by Heather L. Montgomery, Eldon Doty
     
 

You'd never believe it, but the mummies from horror movies are real. Unwrap the secrets of historic mummies like King Tut and Princess Amen Ra.

Overview

You'd never believe it, but the mummies from horror movies are real. Unwrap the secrets of historic mummies like King Tut and Princess Amen Ra.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429639507
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Series:
Truth and Rumors Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG790L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

In her books for young readers, Heather L. Montgomery shares her passion for nature. During her 20 years of outdoor education, Heather has unearthed many mysteries – from snake tongues to slurping bugs; the more bizarre, the better. Nature’s riddles led her to obtain a B.S. in biology and M.S. in environmental education. You can find more questions that have perplexed her in Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals, The Case of the Missing Arctic Fox and Other True Animals Stores for You to Solve and Mummies: Truth and Rumors. Heather lives in Alabama with her husband, cat, and dog.

Eldon's first career was as a Seattle policeman, from which he gleaned a collection of vintage mug shots that have inspired many of his more outrageous characters. Following a lifelong love of drawing, he quit his police work and enrolled in the San Francisco Academy of Art. From there, his original line-and-wash cartoons have now evolved into computer-generated illustration using Fractal Painter and Photoshop. Step-by-Step Electronic Design featured his procedure for creating richly detailed mock-historic portraits. He and his wife Sally live in northern California, and he still loves to ride his motorcycle whenever he can.

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