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Published by Kingfisher in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Mummies -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMummies
      StatementPhilip Steele.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT62.M7 S8 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL695190M
      ISBN 100753451328
      LC Control Number97042593
      OCLC/WorldCa38081392

        This book is great for all page book is filled with lots of information from everyday life to egyptian religion. this book talks about the pyramids, funerals,and the most famous mummy of all king Tutankhamun better known as king Tut. If you have children you should buy this book.5/5(5).   Mummies Go Mainstream. Perhaps the best-known mummy in modern history is King Tutankhamun, commonly known as King Tut. His tomb and mummified body were discovered in by British archaeologist.

      Buy a cheap copy of The Mummy book by Anne Rice. InThe Mummy Anne Rice weaves the same magic for the world and history of mummies that she previously did for the worlds and mythologies of vampires and witches. Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. These questions and more are answered with this book's accessible, enthusiastic writing style and remarkable photographs. Readers will learn about manmade mummies and about those that occur in nature. They'll read up on some of the most famous mummies ever found, like King Tut and Lady Dai. There's even a handy how-to-make-a-mummy cartoon!

      The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century is an three-volume novel written by Jane Webb (later Jane C. Loudon).It concerns the Egyptian mummy of Cheops, who is brought back to life in the year The novel describes a future filled with advanced technology, and was the first English-language story to feature a reanimated mummy. After her father's death, making her an orphan at the Author: Anon (actually Jane Webb). The Book of the Dead It was believed that before the dead could enter the afterlife they had to make a dangerous journey through the underworld. They were aided in this journey by special spells that were painted on the tomb walls, the coffin, or papyrus rolls put into the tomb.


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The Best Book of Mummies book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the City of the Dead to the Valley of the Kings, this /5. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles.

He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs The Best Book of Mummies.

By Philip Steele. Grades. PreK-K, M. Genre. Non-Fiction. This fascinating book takes a look into the Egyptian practice of making mummies, embalming, and the beliefs about the Next World. In the Valley of the Kings lie ancient burial tombs-home to mummies for all eternity.

From the rituals that prepared the dead for their journey, and what supplies the mummies needed to prepare them for life in the hereafter, to the robbers who raided their tombs, travel back through time to the darkly fascinating world of the mummy.

Clearly, one of the the best books for moms is Sheila Heti's novel about grappling with what it means to be a mother. Few writers are brave enough. The book highlights the ancient rites and beliefs in the art of mummification.

It covers the people, the science and the process involved. For a beginner to an intermediate reader, the knowledge about this ancient art becomes a great learning experience in "The Best Book of Mummies"/5(2).

PURCHASING THE BOOK " You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy!" is published in the US by Franklin Watts priced at $ (hardback), and in the UK. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Best Book of Mummies by Phillip Steele; 2 editions; First published in The Best Book of Mummies | Open Library. This is an informative book about mummies, perfect for grades It has a short, but pretty comprehensive narrative and lots of colorful illustrations that could inspire any young artist to make a diorama or create egyptian figures from paper/5.

The best book of mummies. [Philip Steele] -- Text and illustrations provide information about the burial practices of the ancient Egyptians, discusses why and how mummies are made, and shows how scientists are able to use mummies to learn about.

When reviewing children's picture books, I have a list of criteria I work with. One is the violence factor and another is age appropriateness. When I began reading this book, I gave it low scores for the violent way the mummies were disposed of ie: sunstroke, eaten by an alligator.

But as I continued to read, I began to really like the book/5(10). The best book of mummies. [Philip Steele] -- Illustrates the ancient burial tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the rituals that prepared the dead, and the robbers who raided the tombs. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Another of my favorite children’s writers is Gail Gibbons, the guru on non-fiction for kids and I took a month and read at least 30 different books on pyramids and mummies.

Her book Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharaohs: A Book About Ancient Egypt, combines the best of the best, beautifully illustrates them in watercolor, and explains the details so clearly that even my 4 year olds.

This is a great book to get children interested in ancient history. What child is not fascinated with mummies. The books is documentation in nature but due to the wonderful way it has been designed and the excellent text, the kids are actually learning something, in 5/5(2).

The Mummy American adventure written and directed Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah and Kevin J. O'Connor, with Arnold Vosloo in the title role the reanimated mummy loose remake of the same name which starred Boris Karloff in the title role.

Originally intended to part of low-budget horror eventually turned into a blockbuster adventure Filming. The Book of Amun-Ra was an Ancient Egyptian book made of pure gold. Known colloquially as "the Book of the Living” or "the Golden Book", the Book of Amun-Ra contained ancient spells and incantations that could take life away from mortals.

To keep it safe from interference from unworthy men, the ancient Egyptians kept the Book inside a statue of Horus at Hamunaptra, where it was declared Cause: Thrown into sands at Hamunaptra. Mummies Momias Les momies Mummies Mummies Mummies Mummies.

Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile L. Mummies tells the history of ancient Egyptian mummification and the importance of human and animal mummies in the spirit world. Readers learn the detailed steps used to preserve bodies. One of the earliest mummy novels is THE MUMMY.

from but that particular monster really took off later, around the turn of the century, with books like Jewel of the Seven Stars and The Beetle. Here's an interesting overview of mummies in British fiction. My best book of mummies. [Philip Steele] Home.

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My best book of mummies. [Philip Steele] -- Looks at the mummies of ancient Egypt, including how and why they were made, what they needed in the afterlife and how modern science can help us uncover their secrets.

Suggested level: primary. Read Common Sense Media's Working Mummies review, age rating, and parents guide. Working Mummies Book Review We use cookies and other technologies to analyze site traffic, understand patterns of use, and improve your browsing experience.4/5.In his book, Jack reads how the Egyptians preserved dead bodies with salt and covered them with oil before removing the brains.

Annie is so disgusted by these details that she runs away. Jack places the scepter and the scroll inside the coffin with the mummy and hurries after his sister, but at first, they can’t find one another in the darkness.