When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all--the tomb of King Tut's mummy But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse?
About the Author
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is the award-winning author of more than seventy books for children. She has written several books in the Let s Read And Find Out Science series, including: WHAT LIVES IN A SHELL?, an NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book and winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science s Best Children s Book award; WHAT IS THE WORLD MADE OF?, a Children s Book of the Month Club Main Selection; WHAT S ALIVE?, also named an AAAS Best Children s Book; HOW MOUNTAINS ARE MADE, an NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book, DINOSAUR TRACKS, "a great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles" (School Library Journal); and DINOSAURS BIG AND SMALL, winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award
Kathleen was a children s book editor for over ten years before becoming a full-time writer. When she is not reading, researching, writing, or editing she loves to spend her free time exploring, doing fieldwork, and preparing and curating fossils for her local natural history museums. She lives in Berkeley, CA.
Jim Nelson is a professional mountain guide, climber and mountain-shop owner. He has spent more than 30 years climbing year-round in the Cascades. He is also a photographer whose mountain images have graced catalog covers and appeared in books and magazines.