How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

By Jessie Hartland

Blue Apple Books, Hardcover, 9781609050320, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

Acclaimed author and illustrator, Jessie Hartland, beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx: from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is essential reading for junior Egyptologists

About the Author
Jessie Hartland is a New York City based artist and writer. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale s, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "Travel and Leisure Family", "Martha Stewart Kids", and "Bon Appetit". Jessie is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including "How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum"and"Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child."