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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Goodreads helps you keep track u books you want to read. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Dec 05, Shivani rated it it was amazing. Rachel rated it it was ok Apr 27, Fun to hear a mummy story from a heb-necert point of view. Everyone can love them, and this book is no exception. I enjoyed the book but not as sure about my 6yo son.

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I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

I love picture books for children. But Bunting is also writing about ever present change, and time, and existential knowledge of one’s own demise. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks. No trivia or quizzes yet. Three thousand years heb-nefet now They will be dust and bones.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Mummy Riddles Easy-to-Read, Puffin. We sailed upon the Nile, My lord and I, The wildfowl rising from the reeds Along the bank, The ripples of the sacred river Soft against our boat.

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Jul 01, R. This is certainly one of my favorite picture books. I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert!

Like a poem, there is much to be understood between the lines. I picked up this book because I love mummies. The concluding line of I am the Mummy Heb-Nefert never fails to move me in its quiet, knowing way: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Showing of 7 reviews. Can someone help me out by emailing the line to me? Oct 10, Lesley Looper rated it liked it Shelves: This one was an interesting one! So it may be a bit confusing and scary for young children.

My ears are holes That hear no sound. Ever seen a mummy in the museum and thought “Gross! I loved the rhythmic language, and especially the amazing illustrations.


I heb-nedert the book for my mummy unit and I cut it up to use as a narrative input story – works well. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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She felt the desire to write about her heritage. Although this book lacks some historical information–when Heb-Nefert lived, what kind of mummh 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.

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Now she lies, a mummy, encased in glass in a museum, and recalls the days of long ago.