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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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller a Rachel rated it really liked it Jun 19, A few years later, Bunting enrolled in a community college writing course. Now she lies, a mummy, encased in glass in a museum, and recalls the days of long heg-nefert. It’s heavy stuff for a picture book, but her poetry is so beautiful that it counters the heaviness.

Mukmy Evelyn Bunting, better known as Eve Bunting, is an author with more than books. A mummy recalls her past life in ancient Egypt as the beautiful wife of the Pharaoh’s brother. Ever seen a mummy in the museum and thought “Gross! I don’t know if the kids liked it or not. Jun 18, Meegan rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. She felt the desire to write about her heritage. Her books are diverse in age groups, from picture books to chapter books, and topic, ranging from Thanksgiving to riots in Los Angeles. So it may be a bit confusing and scary for young children.

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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 teh. And in perfect condition, too! Interesting story line, reminding us that each one from the past has a history, a mom and a dad and things they loved.

Jul 20, Danielle Young rated it liked it. I didn’t realize this was a childrens book when I got it, but it is still beautifully written! Oct 10, Lesley Looper rated it liked it Shelves: The concepts would be a bit hard to grasp for younger audiences, but there is a lot to learn from this book. They kept my head so sweetly shaved, Pumiced and polished till it shone.

Once I was beautiful.


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A wonderful addition to any bookshelf! Fun to hear a mummy story from a different point of view. It didn’t tell us much about who she was and what she did in her life or even how she died for that matter, all it told about was how beautiful and in love she was and what her day to day activities were.

My sis read this one to me also! I think this book may be hard for younger children to stay interested in. My Noble One grew old And also left that life To lie at last beside me In the night that followed night.

I Am the Mummy Heb-Nefert

This is certainly one of my an picture books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And on the top A cone of scented fat Melted to liquid in the summer warmth And smelled of flowers.

Want to Read saving…. Jul 01, R. Nadia rated it really liked it Jan 22, Nov 18, Shawn Thrasher rated it it was amazing.

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