Mummies Made in Egypt

Mummies Made in Egypt

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by Aliki
     
 

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Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

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Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
A fine source (describes Egyptian gods and goddesses of the dead; explains the symbols and foundation of the belief in the afterlife; (and presents the elaborate rituals (and methods of mummification. . . . The art is stunning, the text uncompromisingly informative and clear".
Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
Using simple language and detailed, labeled illustrations, this book explains the step-by-step process involved in preserving the dead. In addition to describing the methods and rituals involved in mummification, the author also discusses Egyptian gods and goddesses of the dead and the symbols and foundation of the Egyptian belief in the afterlife.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064460118
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/1985
Series:
Trophy Nonfiction Book Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
201,053
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

With more than 60 fiction and nonfiction titles for children to her credit, Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published in 1960. Born in New Jersey, she now lives in New York City.

Aliki's books for young readers include the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out titles Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, My Feet, and My Hands. Other nonfiction books by Aliki include How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.

With more than 60 fiction and nonfiction titles for children to her credit, Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published in 1960. Born in New Jersey, she now lives in New York City.

Aliki's books for young readers include the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out titles Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, My Feet, and My Hands. Other nonfiction books by Aliki include How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.

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