Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn NY
“Deep within this maze of stone, a creature wakes up, all alone.”Mummy Cat prowls his pyramid home, longing for his beloved owner. As he roams the tomb, lavish murals above his head display scenes of the cat with his young Egyptian queen, creating a story-within-a-story about the events of centuries past. Hidden hieroglyphs deepen the tale and are explained in an informative author’s note.Writer Marcus Ewert and illustrator Lisa Brown’s smart, beautiful book is a marvel of sophisticated simplicity, infinitely engaging to examine in detail, and complete with a sweetly surprising plot twist sure to delight young cat-lovers and budding archaeologists alike.
On Saturday December 5th, channel your inner Egyptologist! Join bestselling illustrator Lisa Brown (Vampire Boy’s Good Night, The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, and Emily’s Blue Period) for an afternoon of ancient treasures and mysteries as she presents her latest picture book, Mummy Cat, with discussions of mummification, pyramids, hieroglyphs, queens, and cats. Presentation includes a slide show and a take-home art project featuring interior decorating for your tomb!