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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Tundra Books June 1, Language: It’s heavy stuff for a picture book, but her poetry is so beautiful that it counters the heaviness. But Bunting is also writing about ever present change, and time, and existential knowledge of one’s own demise.

How foolish that they do not see How all things change, And so will they. Maybe when he’s older.

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Like a poem, there is much to be understood between the lines. Good heb-nefret read before the next mummy museum trip. Gilgamesh the King The Gilgamesh Trilogy. Please try again later.

May 03, Azraa rated it liked it Shelves: His fist Mummy book of now many. Mumny books are diverse in age groups, from picture books to chapter books, and topic, ranging from Thanksgiving to riots in Los Angeles. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. English Choose a language for shopping. Narrated in the first person, it has an eerie tone to it making a wonderful read-aloud for older elementary or adolescents.

Jun 01, Alison Weinreb added it. It’s also a thought-provoking story, considering the transience of a woman’s beauty.

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The prose is lyrical, though melancholy, and it could stand alone. That sounds—and looks—like a wonderful book. I think this book may be hard for younger children to stay interested in. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

Heb-Nefert was no wise woman in her own time, no prophet or seer. The term ‘for children’ is a little incorrect. Nadia rated it really liked it Jan 22, Time passed and time, Dark time and years, Till we were found, Our bodies moved, Placed in glass coffins Under lights In quiet rooms. Once I was beautiful. Shows the fascination we have with the ancient through magical watercolor illustrations. For adults, what a haunting, utterly unforgettable treat!

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A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh’s brother. Handmaidens dressed me every day. Paperback32 pages.

My 4 year old pulled this off the library shelf, I worried it might be scary but he loved it.