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Author Malam, John, 1957- author.
Title Mummies : riveting reads for curious kids / by John Malam ; consultants, Dr. Joann Fletcher, Peter Chrisp.
Pub Info New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 932.01 MAL     AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition
Descript 96 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series DK Microbites
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- What is a mummy? -- Egypt: the gift of the Nile -- Everlasting life -- Enter the gods -- Wrapped for eternity -- Pyramid power -- Tomb raiders -- The Pharaoh: god-ruler of Egypt -- Temples: homes of the gods -- Magic spells and medicine -- Everyday life -- Images in writing -- Animal mummies -- Reference section -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary "Read all about the magnificent mummies of ancient Egypt! Discover how and why mummies were made in this fascinating black-and-white chapter book about ancient Egypt. Explore pyramids, temples, and tombs, and find out the secrets of the art of embalming. You'll learn all about the ancient Egyptians themselves as well: their everyday lives, their belief in the gods, and their powerful pharaohs." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Mummies -- Juvenile literature.
Egypt -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.
Genre History.
Juvenile works.
Add Author Fletcher, Joann, consultant.
Chrisp, Peter, consultant.
ISBN 9781465497352
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