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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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Kayla Edwards rated it liked it Mar 27, And in perfect condition, too! Sarah rated it liked it Feb 08, It focuses primarily on how she was dressed and what she would have looked like, rather than on her polit Although this book lacks some historical information–when Heb-Nefert lived, what kind of person she was, why she apparently died so young–the rich illustrations and poetic text are vivid reminders that ancient history has stories to tell us.

A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh’s brother. And we would feast While harpists played.

I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert! 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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I can pass it on to my little brothe who is There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Tanya rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I liked it so much the first time I read it almost twenty years ago that Muummy typed out all the words and pasted them in a book of literary mementos.

Hebn-efert love the way this book is written it is very poetic.

No trivia or quizzes yet. She felt the desire to write about her heritage. Open Preview See a Problem? And soon enough she watches her loved one approaching the afterlife ghe well — and their shared journey toward the incomprehensible:.

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I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

This book is from munmy 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 rose above myself and watched As people came, They peered into the cases where we lay. I love picture books for children. My sis read this one to me also!

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My favorite of Eve Bunting’s books, not quite a picture book, almost poetry, it’s a very evocative tale of an Egyptian woman told from the after-life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A wonderful addition to any bookshelf! Rachel rated it it was ok Apr 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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The colors, the forms, the mood, all are wonderful, lyrical, satisfying. The illustrations in this book are a highlight!

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jan 01, Brigette rated it it was amazing. The term ‘for children’ is a little incorrect.

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