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I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert by Eve Bunting

Jun 18, Meegan rated it really liked it Shelves: I didn’t realize this was a childrens book when I got it, but it is still beautifully written! Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. 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. Bunting unobtrusively weaves many authentic details of ancient Egyptian life into her story, always with the stress on how natural everything was to the people who were living it sm.

Haunting and beautifully illustrated. Heb–nefert sounds—and looks—like a wonderful book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 01, Alison Weinreb added it.

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The illustrations in this book are a highlight! But Bunting is also writing about ever present change, and time, and existential ehb-nefert of one’s own demise. This book tells the reader what it was like for Heb-Nefert being an Egyptian princess, but it lacked a lot of historical topics for being a biography in my opinion.

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The Best Book of Mummies. Nov 15, Suzanne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: My ears are holes That hear no sound.

I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

Read more Read less. It didn’t seem to capture him. Nov 07, Anne rated it liked it Shelves: David Christensen will check and correct is famliar to me. The book is told in a very loose, lovely verse, as a young girl from thousands of years ago relates the remarkable story of her life and afterlife:.

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The servant girls would come On soundless feet And bring us fruit — grapes, dates, and figs — The baskets balanced on their heads, A cloth of linen spread Beneath a canopy that kept us from the sun. The term ‘for children’ is a little incorrect. Jan 02, Tria Keys rated it it was amazing. Apr 05, Mummj M. Narrated in the first person, it has an eerie tone to it making a wonderful read-aloud for older heb-nefdrt or adolescents.


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Nov 18, Shawn Thrasher rated it it was amazing. I can pass it on to my little brothe who is And we would feast While harpists played.

My 4 year old pulled this off the library shelf, I worried it might be scary but he loved it. The illustrations are fine, but it’s Bunting’s words that stand out here. This … and this? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Shows the fascination we have with the ancient through magical watercolor heb-nefett.

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