Anubis Speaks!: A Guide to the Afterlife by the Egyptian God of the Dead

Anubis Speaks!: A Guide to the Afterlife by the Egyptian God of the Dead

Anubis Speaks!: A Guide to the Afterlife by the Egyptian God of the Dead

Anubis Speaks!: A Guide to the Afterlife by the Egyptian God of the Dead

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Overview

Who better than Anubis, the jackal-headed god of mummification, to serve as a guide through the dreaded Land of the Dead? In this fresh and imaginative approach to nonfiction, the first title in the Secrets of the Ancient Gods series, Anubis steers the reader through the Egyptian dark lands. Along the way, they meet fearsome gods and gruesome monsters. And they witness the battle of the gods against Apophis, the giant demon-snake trying to devour the world. With ghoulish humor and lots of attitude (he is a god, after all), Anubis introduces readers to ancient Egyptian beliefs and rituals—including the secrets of mummification—with panache and, if he does say so himself, drop-dead humor. Includes glossary, bibliography, and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590789957
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Secrets of the Ancient Gods Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 594,691
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Vicky Alvear Shecter is the author of several books about mythology and the ancient world for children and young adults, including the Secrets of the Ancient Gods series (Thor Speaks! Hades Speaks! Anubis Speaks!) and the biography, Cleopatra Rules! Her young adult novels include the award-winning, Cleopatra's Moon and Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii.  She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit vickyalvearshecter.com.
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