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Mummy Mazes : A Monumental Book (Paperback) (Elizabeth Carpenter)

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The first new idea in maze books since Egyptian times. Originally self- published,Mummy Mazes has won awards and seals of approval from Dr. Toy, The National Parenting Center, Independent Publishers, andCreative Child Magazine. Written and drawn by Elizabeth Carpenter, Mummy Mazes is ingeniously designed to open up to 28 poster-size pages—these are deliciously big mazes, the kind kids will pore over for hours. There are mummies, monuments, and intricate murals, ancient gods and the Pharaoh’s mask, scarabs, an Egyptian night sky, and the Giant Sphinx who guards the pyramid complex at Giza. The meticulously drawn mazes lead kids through hieroglyphics, cracks in the limestone, detailed wall paintings, and more. Adding to the fun, each maze is linked by an adventure—the reader joins Professor Archie Ologist on an expedition from the Colossi of Memnon into the heart of long-lost tombs, learning along the way about the cat-goddess Bastet, why both men and women wore wigs, and how much linen it sometimes took to wrap an important mummy (three miles’ worth!). Once all the mazes are completed, there’s a hieroglyphic puzzle to solve at the end—and then the whole doubles as a coloring book. The pages are perforated to tear, color, and then display on the wall.
The first new idea in maze books since Egyptian times. Originally self- published, Mummy Mazes has won awards and seals of approval from Dr. Toy, The National Parenting Center, Independent Publishers, and Creative Child Magazine.

Written and drawn by Elizabeth Carpenter, Mummy Mazes is ingeniously designed to open up to 28 poster-size pages?these are deliciously big mazes, the kind kids will pore over for hours. There are mummies, monuments, and intricate murals, ancient gods and the Pharaoh?s mask, scarabs, an Egyptian night sky, and the Giant Sphinx who guards the pyramid complex at Giza. The meticulously drawn mazes lead kids through hieroglyphics, cracks in the limestone, detailed wall paintings, and more. Adding to the fun, each maze is linked by an adventure?the reader joins Professor Archie Ologist on an expedition from the Colossi of Memnon into the heart of long-lost tombs, learning along the way about the cat-goddess Bastet, why both men and women wore wigs, and how much linen it sometimes took to wrap an important mummy (three miles? worth!). Once all the mazes are completed, there?s a hieroglyphic puzzle to solve at the end?and then the whole doubles as a coloring book. The pages are perforated to tear, color, and then display on the wall.
Number of Pages: 33
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Activity Books
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Elizabeth Carpenter
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2010
TCIN: 12987760
UPC: 9780761160748
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-3289
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