Mummies: Dried, Tanned, Sealed, Drained, Frozen, Embalmed, Stuffed, Wrapped, and Smoked... and We're Dead Serious (Library Binding)

Dried, Tanned, Sealed, Drained, Frozen, Embalmed, Stuffed, Wrapped, and Smoked... and We're Dead Serious

By Christopher Sloan

National Geographic Society, 9781426306969, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 14, 2010

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Description

Investigate mysteries from the grave in this vividly illustrated book, a creepy-fun compendium of the world’s most fascinating mummies. National Geographic’s unparalleled photographs bring kids up close and personal with ancient remains, while Chris Sloan’s mesmerizing text reveals what the experts have discovered about each mummy’s life and death. Kids will clamor to read this book in the classroom or at home—and they’ll absorb science, ancient cultures, geography, and more, as freaky photos and intriguing stories keep them glued to every page.



About the Author

Christopher Sloan specializes in ancient civilizations, early humans, and prehistoric life. Formerly a senior editor and director of mission projects for National Geographic magazine, he has written several children's titles that have appeared on numerous best book lists, including the School Library Journal Best Books of the Year list and the Booklist Editors' Choice list.
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