Description - The Scribes from Alexandria by Caroline Lawrence
The fifteenth title in teh bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a brand new cover look.A desperate quest begins in the Romano-Egyptian port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, the Library and the tomb of Alexander the Great. Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead the search parties 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?A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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(197mm x 131mm x 21mm)
Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
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Author Biography - Caroline Lawrence
Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College, London. She lives with her husband, a graphic designer, by the river in London and, in addition to writing her books, is very active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals.