Bodies from the
Bog tells the story of the Grauballe Man
and other bog bodies and bog objects discovered during the last four
hundred years in the wetlands of northern Europe.
James M. Deem shows who the bog people were, how they lived, what they
believed, and what the future holds for them hundreds and even thousands of years after
their deaths. He also explains the mysterious nature of peat bogs that allows bodies to be
Illustrated in color and black-and-white with
40 photographs, many of them rare. 48 pages. For ages 8 to adult. Published by Houghton Mifflin.