The Curse of the Crocodile God

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Penguin, Mar 5, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages

Watch the past come to life in this gripping comic-book tale, The Curse of the Crocodile God.

Travel back in time to Ancient Egypt and meet Methen, a young boy whose father is a priest at the temple of the crocodile god, Sobek.Join him on his travels as he and a young servant girl get entangled in a terrible tale of deceit as they discover evidence of tomb robbing, and are determined to expose the villain.

But will they lose their heads before they prove their case?

Combining the excellent content of DK Readers with the excitement of a graphic novel, these thrilling books use rich, historically accurate settings-such as Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome-as the backdrops for tales of murder, betrayal, and revenge. Reference section provides nonfiction context, including timeline, maps, and glossary.

 

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Stewart Ross is a prize-winning author of books for children, and has written two novels, several plays, two librettos, and several widely acclaimed historical works. His books have been translated into about a dozen languages. After several years teaching at various institutions Stewart has become one of Britain's most prolific and popular authors. He has published over 175 titles for adults and children. Ross is also a frequent, popular speaker to student and adult audiences. His book, The Story of Scotland has won two literary awards.

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