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Pharaoh, the Valley of The Kings and Mummies, Nonfiction Books on Egyptian Royalty
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Feb 23, 2010 Hava rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who is interested in Egypt
I picked this book up while browsing through the YA section of my library - I've always thought that ancient Egypt was a fascinating time period to learn more about and was happily surprised with how interesting this book ended up being. I learned a ton while reading it (did you know that the royalty used "pillows" made out of wood when sleeping? I cannot even imagine how uncomfortable that must have been!!) There were full-color pictures on almost every page, which nicely complemented the inter ...more
Kathryn Hinds grew up near Rochester, NY, then moved to New York City to attend Barnard College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She now lives in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia, but migrates back to the southern shore of Lake Ontario nearly every summer. Although Kathryn has held a variety of jobs—waitress, administrative assistant, early childhood educator, re ...moreMore about Kathryn Hinds...