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How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

Blue Apple Books

By Jessie Hartland

Within New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the sphinx of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut holds court. But how did this ancient artifact get to the museum? Acclaimed author and illustrator Jessie Hartland beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx, from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of this world-famous museum. This is essential reading for junior Egyptologists!

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Size: 11 x 9 in;
Pages: 40 pp;
full-color illustrations, Ages 6 and up
Format: Hardcover
Publication: August 2010
ISBN: 9781609050320
ISBN10: 1609050320
Jessie Hartland is an illustrator, cartoonist, artist, packaging designer, and window display designer with a worldwide clientele. She is the author and illustrator of Clementine in the City and the illustrator of Messing Around on the Monkey Bars, The Perfect Puppy for Me and Drawing with Scissors. She lives with her family in New York City and Bellport, Long Island.