Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh (The Theodosia Series #4) (Hardcover)

By R. L. LaFevers, Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547390185, 400pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2011

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

In this fourth book in the series, Theodosia sets off to Egypt to return the Emerald Tablet—embedded with the knowledge of some of the ancient world’s most guarded secrets. Accompanied by her cat, Isis (smuggled along in a basket), Theo plans to return the artifact, then explore the mysteries surrounding her own birth and oh, yes— help her mother dig up treasures on her archeological expedition.

But nothing ever works out as planned, especially when a precious treasure appears suddenly, and then just as suddenly disappears . . . When the Serpents of Chaos get involved, Theo finds she’s digging up a lot more than she expected!



About the Author

R.L. LaFevers lives in Southern California. Learn more at her website: http://www.rllafevers.com/



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 yokotanaka.com


Praise For Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh (The Theodosia Series #4)

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
– A BookSense 2007 summer pick
– Starred reviews in Booklist and Publishers Weekly
– A Junior Library Guild selection
– Exclusive audio rights sold to Audible
– Included in Target’s fall ’09 plan-o-gram
– French, German, Polish and Italian rights sold
– Nominated for the Agatha Award (mystery writing) in Best Childrens/Young Adult category
– Selected for Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers (VOYA, 2007)
– Selected as one of the Top Ten Crime Fiction for Youth 2008, Booklist on-line
– A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year 2008

"A sure bet for Harry Potter fans.” – Booklist, starred review

"A perfect blend of mystery and humor.” – Publishers Weekly, starred review

Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris by R. L. LaFevers
– Selected for the Winter 2008-2009 Kid's Indie Next List
– Exclusive audio rights sold to Audible
– Enthusiastically reviewed for the Amazon Vine reading program
– Polish and French rights sold
– A Today Show Holiday Book Pick, 12/12/08
– Nominated for the 2009 Cybils awards
“Clever and exciting, just like the previous book, this also features a layered relationship between Theodosia and her grandmother. Nonstop action in a delightfully English package.” - Booklist

Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus (spring ’10)