|aI wonder why pyramids were built? and other questions about ancient Egypt|cPhilip Steele.
|a32 p.|bcolor ill., color maps|c28 cm.
|aI wonder why.
|aFirst published in 1995 by Kingfisher--Title page verso.
|aWhy do we call Egyptians ancient? -- Why were the Egyptians great? -- Who ruled Egypt? -- Could a woman be pharaoh? -- How would you know if you met a pharaoh? -- Who was the crocodile god? -- Who was the goddess Nut? -- Why did theEgyptians bury their mummies? -- Why were mummies brainless? -- Why were mummies wrapped in bandages? -- Why were the pyramids built? -- Who liked to get knee-deep in mud? -- Which was the fastest way to travel? -- Why did people sit on the roof? -- Who made mud pies? -- Who had nightmares? -- Who had floury feet? -- What's the world's stalest bread? -- Who had splendid feasts? -- Who looked really cool? -- Who liked to sparkle? -- Why did shoes wear out? -- Who loved wearing makeup? -- Why did women wear cones on their heads? -- Who made a beeline for wigs? -- Who played with lions? -- Who played board games? -- Did Egyptians like parties? -- Why is paper called paper? -- What did Egyptian writing look like? -- Which were the most dangerous animals? -- Did people have pets? -- What did Egyptians call cats? -- How can you become an Egyptologist? -- Why do mummies hae x- rays? -- Where can you come face to face with a pharaoh?.
|aQuestions and answers about how people lived and worked in ancient Egypt.
I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built By Philip SteeleBrowsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question and answer books with their unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons. The enticing questions will amaze, amuse and inspire, while the highly visual format encourages kids to keep reading.