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The kids" guide to mummies

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mummies,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes mummies throughout history, from ancient Egypt to modern times.

Edition Notes

Other titlesMummies
Statementby Joan Axelrod-Contrada
SeriesEdge books. Kids" guides, Edge books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN293 .A94 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24880990M
ISBN 101429654414
ISBN 109781429654418
LC Control Number2010035017
OCLC/WorldCa660087824

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Mysteries of the Mummy Kids took me right back to that childhood obsession. All of the mummies in this book were mummified as children. The diversity of both condition and and method of I can remember as a kid going to see the King Tut exhibit when it came to Seattle in the s/5. Halls presents a gallery of mummified children. They range from one mummy discovered near Chile's Camarones Valley — at roughly years old, the most ancient human mummy known — to an unidentified Washington, D.C., teenager found in an elaborate Civil War-era casket in The Kids' Guide to Mummies Edge Books: Kids' Guides Library: : Joan Axelrod-Contrada: BooksAuthor: Joan Axelrod-Contrada. Interesting Facts about the Book of the Dead. Some versions of the Book of the Dead were over feet long. The Egyptian name for the Book of the Dead is translated as "The Spells of Coming Forth by Day". The text was usually written in black ink with the titles written in red.

Now cast yourself back 3, years. You are a wealthy ancient Egyptian on the point of death and you want to make yourself immortal. To achieve this, you will have to go through the expensive and complicated process of becoming a mummy. The kids' guide to mummies. [Joan Axelrod-Contrada] -- Describes mummies throughout history, from ancient Egypt to modern times. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. 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.   And lively, colorfully gruesome, cartoon-like spreads give kids lots of monsters, werewolves, vampires, spooks, skeletons, bats, goblins, and bubbling potions to look at. More silly than scary, it reassuringly winds up with a mummy coming home to her kids after work, with the daddy mummy busy cooking dinner.4/5.

Unwrap the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide #3: "Mummies and Pyramids, Jack and Annie's very own guide to the secrets of ancient Egypt. Includes information on hieroglyphics, how mummies were made, tomb treasures and /5(40).   I thought this book was cool. It told us how they made mummies and about the Egyptian afterlife. I liked the pictures in the book. I read it all by myself.-C, age 6 This was an assigned book with the K12 first grade History curriculum/5. Mysteries of the Mummy Kids. The mummy on the cover of this book draws immediate attention to this selection and invites the reader to take a look inside. Then mummies permeate the pages of this well-researched and highly informative nonfiction title. The intrigue comes from the idea that there are mummy kids who have been discovered in. Sometimes the mummy's mouth would be opened to symbolize breathing in the afterlife. It is probably this custom that led to the superstition that mummies come back to life. Mummies are studied by scientists without unwrapping them by using CAT scan and X-Ray machines. Activities. Take a ten question quiz about this page.