Why Why Why Were the Pyramids Built?

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Why why why do you ask So many questions?

Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about thing!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of intersting questions about ancient Egypt.

So What are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

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Overview

Why why why do you ask So many questions?

Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about thing!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of intersting questions about ancient Egypt.

So What are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
A question and answer format guides the direction of this informational text about ancient Egypt. The table of contents lists the questions on topics such as the construction of the pyramids and Egyptian life. The questions appear to be grouped by topic although there is no section or heading to indicate if the questions are sorted. For particular topics, readers may have to go through the questions to find what they want. The text provides general information in response to the questions. Illustrations are found throughout the pages along with insets showing some additional information and activities. In the back of the book there is a quiz based on the reading; answers are provided along with references to the page to locate the information. For young researchers looking for specific information, the index may be more helpful in directing where to look; other resources are needed for richer information and photographs of Egyptian artifacts. On the other hand, those readers that like to read different facts and pieces of information, this book may fill their interests. This book is a part of the "Why Why Why" series which covers twenty-two other topics in science and history. Reviewer: Carrie Hane Hung
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422215906
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Series: Why Why Why Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Why were the pyramids built? 4

What guards the Great Pyramid? 5

What was inside the Great Pyramid? 5

Who was the top god? 6

Why were cats important? 7

Who took care of the temples? 7

Which queen found a magical land? 8

Who was the boy king? 9

What did tomb robbers find? 9

How were the pyramids built? 10

Were the pyramids painted white? 11

How did the workers build so high? 11

How do you make a mummy? 12

What did the priest do? 13

What were mummies kept in? 13

Did Egypt have an army? 14

Who defeated Egypt 14

Who were the Sea People 15

What did the Egyptians sell? 16

Was Egypt very rich? 17

What did the Egyptians buy? 17

Did food grow in the desert? 18

How did the Egyptians farm? 18

What did farmers grow? 19

Who had the best jobs? 20

Who was head of the family? 20

What did children play with? 21

who had the biggest houses? 22

How did the Egyptians cook?

Were houses built with bricks 23

Who shaved their hair off? 24

Did Egyptians ever wear wigs? 25

What was the fashion? 25

Who were the workers? 26

How did Egyptians write?|27

Did people write on paper? 27

Who decorated the tombs? 28

What could doctors do? 29

Did Egyptians study the stars? 29

Quiz time 30

Index 32

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