cover image Who Built the Pyramid?

Who Built the Pyramid?

Meredith Hooper. Candlewick Press (MA), $15.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-0786-9

In Meredith Hooper's Who Built the Pyramid?, illus. by Robin Heighway-Bury, the opening spreads introduce different players in Egyptian history, all claiming responsibility for the construction of King Senwosret's pyramid. Readers finally get the facts in the back pages, packed with reportage about the pyramids' planning and later, its pillaging. At times, the text raises more questions than it answers, but the watercolor and computer-generated illustrations reflect the warm tones of the desert civilization. (Oct.)