Mummies

Mummies Cover

Mummies

By Elizabeth Carney

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426305283, 31pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2009

Description
Why were mummies mummified? These mysterious corpses provide a fascinating window on the past of cultures worldwide. "Mummies" has plenty of ghoulish intrigue to keep young readers reading. This irresistible title provides the solid science behind the myths and guarantees a successful and rewarding reading experience for kids at Level 2. "Mummies"is a compelling combination of fun, facts, jokes and captivating photography.
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About the Author
Elizabeth Carney is a former children's book editor who now writes books and articles for educational children's magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.