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Macmillan Children's Book

Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

Mummies

Kingfisher Knowledge

Author: John Malam

Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

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KFK Mummies explores the fascinating processes of mummification through the ages. From the ancient mummified Chinchorro people of the Atacama desert in Chile to preserved leaders such as Lenin, meet...

Page Count
64
On Sale
05/16/2007

Book Details

KFK Mummies explores the fascinating processes of mummification through the ages. From the ancient mummified Chinchorro people of the Atacama desert in Chile to preserved leaders such as Lenin, meet mummies from around the world. Discover how the dead can be naturally preserved for thousands of years in crypts, bogs, frozen wastelands, or deserts. Unravel the secrets of eternal life, and find out what ancient mummies are teaching today's scientists about history.

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Kingfisher

ISBN

9780753461228

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In The News

“Stunning photographs and digital artwork along with the text take the reader through a wealth of information...Both the text and documents make this an exceptionally good book that should be useful at all levels of interest.” —Children's Literature

“Although similar to the "Eyewitness" books (DK) in layout, these series entries have more text and a cleaner design to provide more in-depth coverage. A colorful and accessible resource.” —School Library Journal

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

$8.95

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