Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure: Secrets of Ancient Egypt

Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure: Secrets of Ancient Egypt


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A fascinating and thorough account of the Egyptian process of mummification and efforts to safeguard places of burial against thieves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395547960
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/24/1990
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 286,178
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile: NC1090L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lila Perl Yerkow (1921-2013) received a B. A. from Brooklyn College and studied at both Columbia University and New York University. She began writing children's books when her children started elementary school. Yerkow wrote more than 60 books in her lifetime, including the Fat Glenda series, The Great Ancestor Hunt: The Fun of Finding Out Who You Are, and Behind Barbed Wire: The Story of Japanese Internment During World War II. In 1996, she co-authored Marion Blumenthal Lazan's memoir, Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story

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