You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Disgusting Things You'd Rather Not Know

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Disgusting Things You'd Rather Not Know Review

Think again! This delightful series brings something unusual to the study of history: humor. You Wouldn't Want to... revels in the darker side of life in ancient times. The reader is on center stage as he or she gets a tour through life as a slave, warrior, explorer -- even a mummy! Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars leave no doubt that you simply wouldn't want to be there.

Title:You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Disgusting Things You'd Rather Not Know
Edition Language:English

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    You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Disgusting Things You'd Rather Not Know Reviews

  • Amy

    Ok, first things first. This book is filled with disgusting things. It does not pull punches at all, and my first response to this book was, "Ew! Gross!" My second response was, "Interesting! Ew! Gros...

  • Dolly

    This is a fun and educational book that puts you as the reader into the center of the story, so you can imagine what life in those times was like. It's a humorous tale, although the details of prepari...

  • Karen

    I love this whole series for the way they present information. They relate to the reader in a friendlier, easier to read manner.The carefree chapter titles and the cartoon pictures often make the gory...

  • Duane

    This is probably my favorite book in the series. It's overflowing with information about the entire process of mummies. Filled with great illustrations and humor, this book will appeal to any age read...

  • Ubalstecha

    This is a great book for kids that gives them an idea of what would happen to an Ancient Egyptian after death. Most of the focus is on the rich Egyptians, but there is some info on what the poor Egypt...

  • Matthew

    I've read this with multiple third grade classes now and they all enjoyed it. They are some gross readers. They relish the parts that are most disgusting in my eyes....

  • Andrew

    Did you know that the entire mummification process took 70 Days? Pardon me, but that's really disgusting! I did know how that embalming process worked. I did not know the significance of each deity th...

  • Hannah  Dahl

    Upper PrimaryInformationalThis was such a fun book! I really enjoyed reading through this book and learning about mummies! I think there is so much that could be done with this in a classroom, and tha...

  • Briana

    Reading and rereading children's books This book is a fun and educational book that puts you as into the center of the story, so you can imagine what life in those times was really like. For kids its ...

  • Sarah

    Kid-friendly and appealing nonfiction book about mummification in Ancient Egypt....