Grade In this quiet, evocative voyage through time, an Egyptian mummy looks back on her life. In her own time, Heb-Nefert was the wife of the pharaoh’s. I Am the Mummy Heb-nefert [Eve Bunting, David Christiana] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A mummy recalls her past life in ancient. I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert. Eve Bunting, Author, David Christiana, Illustrator Harcourt Children’s Books $15 (32p) ISBN

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Jun 01, Alison Weinreb added it. InBunting moved to the United States with her husband and three children. I think this book may be hard for younger children to stay interested in. Sometimes we saw a teh, Great jaws agape, A crocodile. This is a beautiful and poignant remembrance of a woman who lived many years ago, looking back on her past as an egypitian queen as heb-nevert lies on display in a museum.

It’s nominally about a mummy, a female ruler 3, years ago named Heb-Nefert, and you learn much about he This is certainly one of my favorite picture books. Beautiful lessons, and in poetry, and packed with info. Anne Evelyn Bunting, better known as Eve Bunting, is an author with geb-nefert than books.

Some pages read better than others, but the overall effect is well done. Get to Know Us. Jul 01, R.

His fist Mummy book of now many. When you read it out loud – and I feel pretty sure you will – thr sure to pause a little extra for the last page. Apr 05, Holly M. I liked it so much the first time I read it almost twenty years ago that I typed out all the words and pasted them in a book of literary mementos.


I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert by Eve Bunting

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is a beautiful book for anyone who loves Ancient Egypt. The illustrations in this book are a highlight! Nov 18, Shawn Thrasher rated it nummy was amazing. Handmaidens dressed me every day.

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I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Told by the mummy, Heb-Nefert, the text begins with the mummy as we see it and then moves backward through time to tell the story of the woman’s life.

English Choose a language for shopping. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I rose above myself and watched As people came, They peered into the cases where we lay.

I didn’t realize this was a childrens book when I got it, but it is still beautifully written!

Everyone can love them, and this book is no exception. Refresh and try again. Paperback32 pages. And we would feast While harpists played.

Product details Grade Level: One person found this helpful. I love the way this book is written it is very poetic. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Like a poem, there is much to be understood between the lines. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Patricia Robinson rated it it was amazing Oct 14, This picture book paints word pictures to go with the illustrations about what life was like for an Egyptian princess turned mummy.

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A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh’s brother.

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This book is from the perspective of the mummy and reminds us that what we are seeing is someone who once lived as we do, and that we too will “go the way of the earth”. I picked up this book because I love mummies. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. And soon enough she watches her loved one approaching the afterlife as well — and their heb-enfert journey toward the incomprehensible:.

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Rachel rated it it was ok Apr 27, Just a heb-neert while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I can’t easily picture a kid who would appreciate even a quarter of all the subtlety packed into this thin book, and I’m not sure I’d want to meet a kid who did.