Who Built the Pyramid?

By Hooper, Meredith

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ISBN
978-0-76360-786-9
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2002

Gr 3-8 Through a combination of fiction and nonfiction, Hooper describes the construction of Senwosret's pyramid in Egypt 4000 years ago. On each illustrated spread, a different person claims to have built the pyramid, from Montuhotep, who designed it, to Inyotef, who sculpted the capstone, to Wah, w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2002

On visually stunning double-page spreads, ten men appear one at a time as each declares how he alone built King Senwosret's pyramid. The king gave the command, the chief minister designed it, and the high priest selected the site. The other participants (the quarry master, gang foreman, laborer, water carrier, stonemason, sculptor, and king's son) are equally confident in the primacy of their own contributions. Br...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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