Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos

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Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos

By R. L. La Fevers; Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780618999767, 343pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008


Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. Her father may be head curator, but it is Theoand only Theowho is able to see all the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in the museum. Sneaking behind her father’s back, Theo uses old, nearly forgotten Egyptian magic to remove the curses and protect her father and the rest of the museum employees from the ancient, sinister forces that lurk in the museum’s dark hallways.

About the Author
R. L. LaFevers was inspired to write the "Lowthar's Blade Trilogy" by her own sons' love of fantasy.

Yoko Tanaka lives in Los Angeles and Bangkok with her husband and three cats. In addition to illustrating the Theodosia books, she has also illustrated The Magician s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo and a picture book, Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker. Her artwork can be found at