Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Best Book of Mummies

The Best Book of Mummies

The Best Book of

Philip Steele



Trade Paperback

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.


Praise for The Best Book of Mummies

“A comprehensive basic reference providing an introduction to the mummies of ancient Egypt. ” —Children's Literature

“The book's layout is airy and appealing...” —School Library Journal

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About the author

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.

Miranda Smith

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