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The Curse of King Tut's Mummy

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Publisher Comments:

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?

Synopsis:

This fascinating true account follows Howard Carter as he finds King Tut's tomb--the greatest Egyptian treasure of all--and comes face-to-face with the mummy's deadly curse. Simultaneous.

Synopsis:

The true story of Howard Carter's search for King Tut's tomb.

About the Author

Besides her two other Stepping Stones, Fossil Fever and Amazon Fever, Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld has also written Dinosaur Parents, Dinosaur

Young, which was voted an Outstanding Science Trade Book for K-12 by the CBC and NSTA. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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.

Table of Contents

A dream of royal treasure — The mummy's curse — Enter Lord Carnarvon — The mysterious pharaoh — Howard Carter, detective — Seasons of dust and sand — One last chance — The tomb of the golden bird — The opening of the tomb — King Tut's tomb-- curse or blessing? — Unwrapping King Tut's mummy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307494689
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Social Science - Archaeology
Illustrator:
Jim Nelson
Author:
Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner
Author:
Jim Nelson
Author:
Nelson, James
Author:
illustrated by Jim Nelson
Author:
Nelson, Jim
Author:
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Subject:
Social Science - Archaeology
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Children s-Beginning Readers
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070123
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
112

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"Synopsis" by , This fascinating true account follows Howard Carter as he finds King Tut's tomb--the greatest Egyptian treasure of all--and comes face-to-face with the mummy's deadly curse. Simultaneous.
"Synopsis" by , The true story of Howard Carter's search for King Tut's tomb.
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