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Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris (Theodosia)by R L Lafevers
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Praise for Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos:
and#8220;A sure bet for Harry Potter fansand#8230;and#8221; and#8211;Booklist, starred review
Eleven-year-old Theodosia of twentieth-century England sets off to Egypt with her cat, Isis. Her plan is to return the Emerald Tablet, embedded with the ancient worldand#8217;s most guarded secrets. Then sheand#8217;ll explore the mysteries surrounding her own birth and, oh, yesand#8212;help her mother dig up treasures on her archeological expedition. When the Serpents of Chaos get involved, however, Theo finds sheand#8217;s digging up a lot more than she expected!
Visit www.theodosiathrockmortonand#160;for more about the indomitable Theodosia Throckmorton.
Theodosia Throckmorton is in a fix. Allowed to attend a reception given by one of the directors of her parents museum, she stumbles across Mr. Tetley of the British Museum—in most unusual circumstances! Since Theo has last seen him in a showdown in an ancient Egyptian tomb, his reappearance could mean only one thing: the Serpents of Chaos are back.
Once again Theodosia will have to take on secret societies, evil curses, and dark magic too sinister to imagine, especially if it falls into the wrong hands. Blocked at every turn, Theodosia will have to rely on her own skill and cunning—along with a little help from the most unexpected places.
In the fourth adventures in the Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist series the world's youngest beastologist must minister to a sick unicorn while continuing the search for his missing parents.
A new illustrated middle-grade series from Theodosia Throckmorton author Robin LaFevers!
In the fourth book about Theodosia Throckmorton, Theo must return the Emerald Tablet embedded with ancient secrets to its home in Egypt.
In this fourth book in the series, Theodosia sets off to Egypt to return the Emerald Tabletandmdash;embedded with the knowledge of some of the ancient worldandrsquo;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, yesandmdash; 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 sheandrsquo;s digging up a lot more than she expected!
Is there no rest for the travel worn and weary? Not if you are Nathaniel Fludd, worldand#8217;s youngest beastologist-in-training. All Nate really wants is to track down his missing parents, but when a unicorn falls mysteriously ill, Nateand#8217;s Aunt Phil makes it clear where beastologistsand#8217; duties lie: with the beasts who need them.
If ministering to the creatures of the world isnand#8217;t difficult enough, Nate and Aunt Phil must also keep them safe from a villainous man. Will Nate ever find the parents he is so absolutely convinced are alive?
Nate Fludd is back in the camel saddle in pursuit of a missing, deadly basiliskand#8212;the King of Serpents. As if saving a Dhughani village from the beast isnand#8217;t hard enough, Nate and Aunt Phil must begin to solve the mystery of his parentsand#8217; disappearance and protect The Fludd Book of Beasts from a sinister man who always seems to be one step ahead of them. This is the perfect adventure for boys and girls not quite ready for longer texts.
About the Author
R. L. LaFevers (Robin Lorraine when shes in really big trouble) has been fascinated by libraries and museums ever since she first set foot in one. When shes not gazing longingly at ancient artifacts or wallowing in old forgotten texts, shes busy trying to keep one step ahead of her two teenage sons. She lives with the aforementioned sons, her husband, and a demonic cat in Southern California.
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