Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap; Paperback
Period: Ancient Egypt; Non-fiction
Dan thinks mummies are really cool, so it doesn't take him long to decide what to write about for his history report. Once he starts reading, Dan finds out about the Valley of the Golden Mummies, which was discovered just a few years ago. He learns what the ancient Egyptians thought life after death would be like, and how they prepared for it. Best of all, Dan learns about cool stuff like mummy curses, animal mummies, and the fascinating details of the mummy-making process. Colorful drawings, maps, and photographs of the mummies and archaeologists working at tomb sites are presented on pages resembling linen wrappings. This title is certain to attract youngsters. This special price is available only while supplies last.