The Scribes from Alexandria

The Scribes from Alexandria

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by Caroline Lawrence
     
 

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A desperate quest begins in the port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, the famous Library, and the tomb of Alexander the Great.
Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead the young detectives down the river Nile to pyramids and sphinxes, temples and tombs, crocodiles and hippos. But what lies at the end of the journey? Treasure? Or death?

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A desperate quest begins in the port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, the famous Library, and the tomb of Alexander the Great.
Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead the young detectives down the river Nile to pyramids and sphinxes, temples and tombs, crocodiles and hippos. But what lies at the end of the journey? Treasure? Or death?

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From the Publisher

"If you were appointing a time-traveller to report back on life in 1st-century Rome, you couldn't do better than Caroline Lawrence."  —Daily Mail

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842557327
Publisher:
Hachette Children's
Publication date:
12/09/2010
Series:
Caroline Lawrence's The Roman Mysteries Series
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies.

Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc.

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The Scribes from Alexandria 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great series for a fun, quick read. We are looking forward to the author's new series set in the American Old West.