The Curse of King Tut's Mummy

By Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld; Jim Nelson (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375838620, 100pp.)

Publication Date: January 23, 2007

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When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all--the tomb of King Tut's mummy But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse?

About the Author
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld worked as an editor of children's books for over ten years before beginning her career as a writer. She has written two other books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series" What Lives in a Shell?, illustrated by Helen K. Davie, and How Mountains Are Made, illustrated by James Graham Hale. Ms Zoehfeld lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Jim Nelson is a professional mountain guide, climber and mountain-shop owner. He has spent more than 30 years climbing year-round in the Cascades. He is also a photographer whose mountain images have graced catalog covers and appeared in books and magazines.
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