Synopses & Reviews
Being able to detect black magic isnandrsquo;t all tea and crumpetsandmdash;and for Theodosia Throckmorton, it can be a decidedly tricky business! When Sticky Will drags Theo to a magic show featuring the Great Awi Bubu, she quickly senses there is more to the magician than he lets on, setting in motion a chain of events she never could have bargained for.
Meanwhile, back at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities, Henry is home for the spring holidays and makes an accidental discovery of an artifact that alchemists have been hunting for centuries. Soon, every black-cloaked occultist in London is trying to get their hands on it . . .
"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 and#160; "Archaeology and fantasy fans alike will find much to love in this magical tale chock-full of ancient Egyptian artifacts and details. Theodosiaand#8217;s first-person narration is often very funny as she deals with the adults around her, and the plot is quick and multilayered like a well-wrapped mummy." School Library Journal
When Sticky Will drags Theodosia Throckmorton to a magic show featuring the Great Awi Bubu, she quickly senses there is more to the magician than he lets on, setting in motion a chain of events she never could have bargained for.
The next riveting adventure in the Theodosia Throckmorton series!
About the Author
R. L. LaFEVERS
and#160;grew up in Los Angeles, California surrounded by a gaggle of brothers who taught her an awful lot about how to get into mischief of all kinds, much like our clever Theodosia Throckmorton. When getting her brothers out of scrapes (again, like Theo), she usually had her nose buried in a book. and#160; Now she lives on a small ranch in Southern California with her husband, two teenaged sons (who are also very good at getting into mischief and scrapes of one sort or another), a dog who thinks heand#8217;s a person, and a cat who is really a tigress in disguise.
YOKO TANAKA lives inand#160;Los Angeles and Bangkok with her husband and three cats.and#160;Aside fromand#160;illustrating Bookand#160;Iand#160;and II of the Theodosia Throckmorton series, sheand#160;illustrated forthcoming novel The Magician's Elephantand#160;(Candlewick)and#160;by Kate DiCamillo. Her artwork may be found at http://www.yokotanaka.com.