I am the mummy Heb-Nefert

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Harcourt Brace & Co., Mar 7, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh's brother.

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Eve Bunting is one of my favorite children's authors. I think she makes history fun. This book is about how a mummy, who used to be queen and powerful, is now getting gawked at in a museum. The mummy ... Read full review

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This is an amazing picture book. I first read it while working at a public library. When I started working at a school library 5 years later, I purchased it for the school. I can't say enough good ... Read full review


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Eve Bunting, 1928 - Eve Bunting was born in 1928 in Maghera, Ireland, as Anne Evelyn Bunting. She graduated from Northern Ireland's Methodist College in Belfast in 1945 and then studied at Belfast's Queen's College. She emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969. That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book, "The Two Giants" was published. In 1976, "One More Flight" won the Golden Kite Medal, and in 1978, "Ghost of Summer" won the Southern California's Council on Literature for Children and Young People's Award for fiction. "Smokey Night" won the American Library Association's Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1995 and "Winter's Coming" was voted one of the 10 Best Books of 1977 by the New York Times. Bunting is involved in many writer's organizations such as P.E.N., The Authors Guild, the California Writer's Guild and the Society of Children's Book Writers. She has published stories in both Cricket, and Jack and Jill Magazines, and has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

David Christiana has illustrated more than twenty picture books for children, four of which he also wrote. He lives in Tucson, Arizona, and teaches illustration at the University of Arizona.

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