With more than 60 fiction and nonfiction titles for children to her credit, Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published in 1960. Born in New Jersey, she now lives in New York City.
Aliki's books for young readers include the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out titles Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, My Feet, and My Hands. Other nonfiction books by Aliki include How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.
This was a gift for my granddaughter. She appeared to like it, as she read it to her mother the next day.Published 8 months ago by Marthona
My Grams bought me this book after telling her so much about mummies that I learned in my fifth grade history class, and how fascinating I thought they were! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Nancy Sipple
This book is packed with info about Ancient Egypt. The kids and I are impressed! The book was never dry and had lots of nice pics that pertained to what the book was describing. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Central FL
This is the best book for going through the steps of mummification. The information is exact. The pictures are great in describing what happens. Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. S. Walker
My daughter was beginning to develop an interest in Egypt and mummies so I got her this book. I wasn't really prepared for the detailed description of the mummification process... Read morePublished on March 27, 2013 by Sean G.
This is the best book on mummies for any age that I have found. Its easy to read for children and full of pictures that describe all the gory details without being gross. Read morePublished on February 18, 2013 by Cheryl Mcendree
As a former elementary teacher, I love this book and other books by Aliki! The information is clearly written and along with the bright illustrations make it very understandable. Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by GJ Church