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Pyramid

Pyramid

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by James Putnam
     
 

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Be an eyewitness to the massive and mysterious pyramids -- from the phenomenal tombs of Egypt's pharaohs to the majestic temples of Mexico. See magic tablets from Nubian pyramids. Find out about the strange pyramids built by the Moche people in Peru. Discover the hidden passages of the Great Pyramid.

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Be an eyewitness to the massive and mysterious pyramids -- from the phenomenal tombs of Egypt's pharaohs to the majestic temples of Mexico. See magic tablets from Nubian pyramids. Find out about the strange pyramids built by the Moche people in Peru. Discover the hidden passages of the Great Pyramid.

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School Library Journal
Gr 4-6-There are quite a few books for children on this subject, such as David Macaulay's Pyramid (Houghton, 1975), George Hart's Ancient Egypt (Harcourt, 1989), and Jacqueline Morley's An Egyptian Pyramid (Peter Bedrick, 1991), but most of them use drawings as illustrations, whereas Putnam's has full-color photographs. The best coverage is given to Egyptian tombs, but pyramids in Nubia, Mexico, and Central America are also described. In addition to sharing information on what is known about the Egyptian pyramids, Putnam also mentions unsolved riddles about them, such as how many workers built them, how the stones were moved, etc. Occasionally, the author makes conjectures about why things were done or how people felt. The information here is similar to that found in the titles mentioned above, but the photo-essay format is a novelty.-Cathryn A. Camper, Minneapolis Public Library

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405345385
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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