Alex has a magical gift, but it's not one he wants. It hasn't helped him find his father or freed him from his hard-hearted stepmother. But when Alex and his best friend meet Princess Phoebe, things start to change. Together, they must unlock the murderous secrets of Halicarnassos.
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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: www.herebedragons.co.uk/roberts and produces her own little newsletter, Fantasy Fever, for children.Review:
The Great Pyramid Robbery 'A grand tale unravels -- ancient curses, magical powers, dangerous forces and spirits make The Great Pyramid Robbery a wonderful fantasy-filled read! Unearth this fab book.' Funday Times 'A terrific tale of plots, curses and evil forces set in ancient Egypt.' Sunday Express 'A thrill-a-minute mix of myth, history, excitement and magic. Roberts has thrown lots of gripping ingredients into the first book of The Seven Fabulous Wonders series and it all works to great effect.' Sunday Morning Post The Babylon Game 'Katherine Roberts is a children's author of genuine skill and imagination, and The Babylon Game is one of her most engaging titles.' Publishing News
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 20 x 13 x 2 cm (approx.). New & dispatched within 1 working day ________ Alexis has a magical gift, but it¿s not one he wants. It hasn¿t helped him find his father, who has mysteriously disappeared, or freed him from his hard-hearted stepmother. Alex¿s home is under siege, and he can¿t do anything about that either. But when Alex and his best friend meet Princess phoebe, things start to change. Together they must unlock the murderous secrets of Halicarnassos. Magic is the key, but there may be a high price to pay for bringing statues to life¿. Bookseller Inventory # 001211
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007112815