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I wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient Egypt

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2011.
Series: I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Questions and answers about how people lived and worked in ancient Egypt.
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Genre/Form: Children's questions and answers
Questions and answers
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele
ISBN: 9780753465271 0753465272 9780753465585 0753465582
OCLC Number: 601143998
Notes: "First published in 1995 by Kingfisher"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Why do we call Egyptians ancient? --
Why were the Egyptians great? --
Who ruled Egypt? --
Could a woman be pharaoh? --
How would you know if you met a pharaoh? --
Who was the crocodile god? --
Who was the goddess Nut? --
Why did the Egyptians bury their mummies? --
Why were mummies brainless? --
Why were mummies wrapped in bandages? --
Why were the pyramids built? --
Who liked to get knee-deep in mud? --
Which was the fastest way to travel? --
Why did people sit on the roof? --
Who made mud pies? --
Who had nightmares? --
Who had floury feet? --
What's the world's stalest bread? --
Who had splendid feasts? --
Who looked really cool? --
Who liked to sparkle? --
Why did shoes wear out? --
Who loved wearing makeup? --
Why did women wear cones on their heads? --
Who made a beeline for wigs? --
Who played with lions? --
Who played board games? --
Did Egyptians like parties? --
Why is paper called paper? --
What did Egyptian writing look like? --
Which were the most dangerous animals? --
Did people have pets? --
What did Egyptians call cats? --
How can you become an Egyptologist? --
Why do mummies hae x-rays? --
Where can you come face to face with a pharaoh?
Series Title: I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Philip Steele.

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