Secrets of a Sun King : THE QUEEN OF HISTORICAL FICTION Guardian



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Author: Carroll, Emma

Interest age: from c 8 years

Published on 2 August 2018 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 304 pages
129 x 197 x 23 | 284g

London, 1922. 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 . . .

'The Hilary Mantel of children's fiction.' Telegraph