The Great Pyramids of Egyptall 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.
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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Where Are the Great Pyramids?
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