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Ickstory: Unraveling the History of Mummies Around the World

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The creators of Grossology continue the icky, sticky history lesson with this reader about mummies from around the world. With hilarious illustrations and disgusting facts about mummies, this Level 4 reader will keep readers wrapped up for hours!
Paperback, 48 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Penguin Young Readers (first published 2009)
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Full of interesting facts and well illustrated.

Parents of sensitive children may want to read this first. Some of it might be too graphic.
Trissa White
I had to be careful reading this to my 5 and 7 yr olds. They do a good job of adding humor to make it less creepy, and it is packed with interesting facts, however some of it (like the skeleton of the sacrificed woman to keep the Lady of Cao company in the afterlife) was a little much for me to explain.
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Sylvia Carol Branzei-Velasquez is the author of Grossology, Animal Grossology, Grossology Begins at Home and Hands On Grossology. She is the originator of grossology, or the idea of teaching science through gross things. Grossology has also become a museum exhibit, a calendar, a CD rom, and soon a television show. Virtual Grossology was also released, which is the original book with sounds and sme ...more
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