The Great Pyramid Robbery by Katherine Roberts

The Great Pyramid Robbery

Katherine Roberts
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With a mix of myth, magic and legend, The Great Pyramid Robbery is the first book in the series The Seven Fabulous Wonders.

Publisher Description

Based on the seven ancient wonders of the world, Katherine Roberts weaves an enticing web - where the ancient world meets pure fantasy. Set against a dazzling backdrop of the Two Lands - now known as Egypt - and the building of the pyramids, 2550 BC comes alive with the main protagonist, Senu, and his mischievous ka, Red. The ruler of the Two Lands, Lord Khafre, is determined to outdo his late father and construct the largest and most magnificent pyramid ever recorded, but there is mutiny amongst those to whom the task has fallen. Determined to relieve their poverty, the pyramid workers plan the perfect crime - perfect that is, except for it's main ingredient...Senu and Red.

About Song Quest: 'Superb.' Tara Stephenson, Bookseller '...keeps the adventure, twists, turns and thrills coming at a breathless pace.' Gary Dalkin British Science Fiction Association '...this magical and fantastical story from Roberts has lessons for real children about taking responsibility.' Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week 'For the child who keeps asking for the next Harry Potter.' The Times

Author Biography

Katherine Roberts was born in Torquay in 1962 and spent her childhood in Devon and Cornwall. She graduated with a First in Mathematics from Bath University. Since then she has worked with computers, racehorses, and in a pet shop. Now she lives near Ross-on-Wye, where she writes fantasy fiction, tutors for the Focus on Fiction distance learning course, helps judge an annual Creative Writing Awards scheme for local schools, and in her spare time exercises racehorses. She has her own website: and produces her own little newsletter, Fantasy Fever, for children.

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