The Best Book of Mummies

The Best Book of

Philip Steele

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A fascinating look beneath the bandages for an exploration of Egyptian mummies--who they were, how they were embalmed, where they were buried, and how they were rediscovered. Full-page scenes take the reader back to the time of the pharaohs, while engaging text reveals the secrets of the long dead.

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Children's Literature 
A comprehensive basic reference providing an introduction to the mummies of ancient Egypt.
 
School Library Journal
The book's layout is airy and appealing...


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Philip Steele

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. 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. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

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The Best Book of Mummies
Philip Steele

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
April 2005
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753458730
ISBN10: 075345873X
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 1/2 x 6 7/10 inches, 32 pages
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3
$5.95

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
September 1998
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753451328
ISBN10: 0753451328
Picture Book NonfictionIllustrated in full color
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3
$12.95
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