Secrets of A Sun King
It’s November, 1922. In a valley in Egypt the tomb of a long dead pharaoh is about to be discovered. The world watches and waits for news with baited breath. 13 year old Lilian Kaye, who lives in a flat above a shop in London, is eagerly following the story. One morning the news takes a sinister turn: a man – a famous Egyptologist – disappears. All that remains of him are his feet. Then Lil’s grandfather is taken suddenly ill, and when a mysterious package turns up for him from the Egyptologist, Lil starts to believe there is truth to the rumours of a pharaoh’s curse.
Enter a world of Egyptian pharaohs and ancient curses from the Queen of Historical Fiction.
A discovery from ancient Egypt . . .
A cursed package . . .
The untold story of a young pharaoh . . .
When Lilian Kaye finds a parcel on her grandad's doorstep, she is shocked to see who sent it: a famous Egyptologist, found dead that very morning, according to every newspaper in England!
The mysterious package holds the key to a story . . . about a king whose tomb archaeologists are desperately hunting for.
Lil and her friends must embark on an incredible journey - to return the package to its resting place, to protect those they love, and to break the deadly pharaoh's curse . . .
'This crisp, beautifully paced story will hold every young reader in thrall.' Telegraph
'Hooked yet? You'd have to be dead and wrapped in bandages not to be.' The Times
|Dimensions||198 × 129 × 21 mm|
Faber & Faber
Faber & Faber
Children – juvenile / Code: J