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Howard and the Mummy - by Tracey Fern (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: History

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Ancient

Author: Tracey Fern

Language: English

Street Date: August 7, 2018
TCIN: 53595534
UPC: 9780374303051
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5016


"Fern and Kulikov unearth another of history's monumental finds in their picturesque biography of Carter . . . Kulikov's beautiful artwork reflects the richness of both desert and tomb, and creative page layouts draw the eye. An arresting addition to the trove of Tut tomes." --Booklist

"Kulikov's mixed-media illustrations, which reflect the hues of the Egyptian desert, beautifully complement and extend the text. . .Readers, like Howard Carter before them, can indeed find 'wonderful things' here." --The Horn Book

"The author chooses information that will delight readers and Kulikov's deftly placed mixed media illustrations amplify the tone as well as the content." --School Library Journal

W is for Webster
"A solid introduction to America's most famous lexicographer." --School Library Journal, starred review

Barnum's Bones
"T. rex lovers will gobble it up, and seekers of easy biographies will be hot on their heels." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Tracey Fern turns a slice of a scientist's biography into an American adventure tale." --New York Times

"Will captivate the masses of kids whose jaws drop in the presence of hulking fossils." --Booklist, starred review

"Fern fills her text with all the salient facts but uses a breezy, humorous, awestruck voice that strikes just the right tone in telling the story of this fascinating, quirky scientist." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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