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Author Price Hossell, Karen, 1957-
Title Hieroglyphs / Karen Price Hossell.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2002.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 932 PRI     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 493.111 HOS     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Childrens  J 493 HOS     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Communicating
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 1 1 68864
Summary Discusses the hieroglyphic system of writing used by people of the ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile River.
Contents Egyptian hieroglyphics -- Hieroglyphs -- How hieroglyphs were written -- Determinatives -- Other features of hieroglyphics -- The three types of hieroglyphic writing -- The Rosetta Stone -- The names of the gods -- Monuments to the gods -- The journey of the dead -- The ka, ba, and akh -- Words for the dead -- The names of the kings -- Telling stories -- Keeping records -- Scribes -- Tools -- Papyrus.
Subject Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic -- Juvenile literature.
Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic.
ISBN 1588104850
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