Mummies and the Secrets of Ancient EgyptBook - 2001 | 1st American ed.
It's a weird world out there... dazzle your friends with wacky facts and more from this mega new series. Did you know... The first step in making a mummy was to pull the brain out through the nostrils. Scientists re-froze the body of a 5,000 year old ice mummy because he was starting to thaw. Bodies can be frozen, dried-out, or even pickled to make a mummy. A full-color, fun, and informative series, Secret Worlds offers a chance to get your teeth deep into a wide range of fascinating subjects from nature, history, and science. Every title has: Easy-to-read narrative text written by a specialist who combines expert knowledge with an entertaining and fresh style. Superb color photography that entices the reader into the subject world with close-up views and dramatic shots. Weird World feature boxes that reveal a wealth of wacky facts. Tried-and-tested websites to check out the latest info. A mega reference section with even more facts and figures for the enthusiast. Suitable for children aged ten and up -- as well as every other family member who is curious about the subject.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2001.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Branch Call Number: J 932 Mal 3583tc 1
Characteristics: 96 p. col. ill., col. map.