Where Are the Great Pyramids?

Where Are the Great Pyramids?

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Overview

The Great Pyramids of Egypt—all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it! In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how mummies were made. Easy to read and scrupulously researched, this explores the mysteries that have attracted countless visitors to the pyramids for centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448484099
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Series: Penguin Where Is... Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 53,026
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler have written many books for children and young adults, including the American Family Album series. Their YA mystery, In Darkness, Death, won the Edgar Award.

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