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How the Sphinx Got to the Museumby Jessie Hartland
Synopses & Reviews
Deep within this maze of stone,
a creature wakes up, all alone . . .
Mummy Cat prowls his pyramid home, longing for his beloved owner. As he roams the tomb, lavish murals above his head display scenes of the cat with his young Egyptian queen, creating a story-within-a-story about the events of centuries past. Hidden hieroglyphs deepen the tale and are explained in an informative authorandrsquo;s note.
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Marcus Ewert and Lisa Brownandrsquo;s smart, beautiful book is a marvel of sophisticated simplicity, infinitely engaging to examine in detail, and complete with a sweetly surprising plot twist sure to delight young cat-lovers and budding Egyptologists alike.
Award-winning author Marcus Ewert and best-selling illustratorand#160;Lisa Brown bring an ancient Egyptian feline to life in a mummy love story that includes a story-within-a-story hieroglyphic and#160; tale and informative author's note. Perfect for cat lovers, young Egyptologists, and Halloween promotions.
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 Citys Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is essential reading for junior Egyptologists!
About the Author
Jessie Hartland is an illustrator, cartoonist, artist, packaging director, and window display designer with a worldwide clientele. She is the author and illustrator of Clementine in the City, and the illustrator of Messing Around on the Monkey Bars, the Perfect Puppy for Me and Drawing with Scissors. She lives with her family in New York City, and Bellport, Long Island
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