The Curse of King Tut's Mummy

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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

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 is the award-winning author of more than seventy books for young readers, including several Stepping Stones nonfiction titles. Her book "Dinosaur Parents, Dinosaur Young "was voted an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K 12 by the CBC and the NSTA and was an ALA Notable Book. When Kathleen is not at her desk writing, you ll find her volunteering at her local natural history museum or dreaming of the stars.

JIM NELSON lives in Chicago, Illinois. He has been represented in the juried annual "Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art." He's fond of animals, cartoons, books, chocolate, robots, movies, monsters, music and, of course, drawing. He is not fond of lima beans. Jim has a lifelong interest in ancient civilizations, but he has never discovered a tomb nor, to his knowledge, has he been cursed."