logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert - Eve Bunting, David Christiana
I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert
by: (author) (author)
3.67 15
Clad in flowing linen robes, adorned with jewels, pampered by servants, Heb-Nefert led a life of leisure and joy with her royal husband on the banks of the Nile. Now she lies, a mummy, encased in glass in a museum, and recalls the days of long ago. “A mummy’s moving soliloquy on youth, love and... show more
Clad in flowing linen robes, adorned with jewels, pampered by servants, Heb-Nefert led a life of leisure and joy with her royal husband on the banks of the Nile. Now she lies, a mummy, encased in glass in a museum, and recalls the days of long ago. “A mummy’s moving soliloquy on youth, love and the fleeting nature of life is the centerpiece of this hauntingly beautiful picture book.”--Publishers Weekly
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780152024642 (0152024646)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
This is a picture and it follows Heb-Mefert, who we follow through her life until she becomes a mummy and is put on display in a museum. Really wonderful and beautifully written. It's a great picture book
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
3.0
Heb-Nefert's posthumous poetic narration is the most humanizing approach that I've seen applied to this topic in this format. Most mummy themed picture books choose to go the uber-detailed/gross-out route, which definitely has its place! But it's also nice to remind children that the icky withered ...
Other editions (7)
Books by Eve Bunting
Books by David Christiana
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?