Secret of the Scarab

Secret of the Scarab Spanning The Globe From England To Egypt, Secret Of The Scarab Is A Young Adult Adventure Story Filled With Action, Mystery, And Suspense Set In The Early 1920 S, The Book Centers On An Orphaned 11 Year Old British Schoolboy Named Robert Henry Through A Friend, Robert Comes Into Possession Of An Ancient Egyptian Talisman That Leads Him Into An Astonishing Adventure. Spanning the globe from England to Egypt, Secret of the Scarab is a young adult adventure story filled with action, mystery, and suspense Set in the early 1920 s, the book centers on an orphaned 11 year old British schoolboy named Robert Henry Through a friend, Robert comes into possession of an ancient Egyptian talisman that leads him into an astonishing adventure When reading Secret of the Scarab by the very talented Jay Roudebush,one is reminded of the classic adventure tales
This seems like a self published book The plot is okay an English boy orphaned by WWI and then the Spanish Influenza is given an ivory scarab which turns out to have tremendous importance to Egyptology in the 1920s Add in a completely ridiculous Dickensian orphanage offering lessons in Latin, a Devonshire dairy farm haven near Barnstable, a retired sea captain, a semi magical dog, two serendipitous Egyptians and two Evil Villains, one a breeder of fighting dogs and one an effete and reptili This seems like a self published book The plot is okay an English boy orphaned by WWI and then the Spanish Influenza is given an ivory scarab which turns out to have tremendous importance to Egyptology in the 1920s Add in a completely ridiculous Dickensian orphanage offering lessons in Latin, a Devonshire dairy farm haven near Barnstable, a retired sea captain, a semi magical dog, two serendipitous Egyptians and two Evil Villains, one a breeder of fightin
This is a very enjoyable adventure story set in the 1920s about an 11 year old boy who helps Howard Carter to discover the tomb of Tutanchamun.The book clearly is aimed at young readers, however the writing makes it a good read for any age group, albeit a brief one I applaud the author for doing his homework in regards to historical details and also for resisting the temptation to include any ludicrous curses, so often associated with the discovery of Egyptian tombs, in this story I hope the a This is a very enjoyable adventure story set in the 1920s about an 11 year old boy who helps Howard Carter to discover the tomb of Tutanchamun.The book clearly is aimed at young readers, however the writing makes it a good read for any age group, albeit a brief one I applaud the author for doing his homework in regards
I m pretty sure this was a preteen teenager young adult book, but even as a 26 year old woman, I enjoyed reading it I ve always been fascinated with ancient Egyptian things, and I recognized Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter s names as I was reading It was a fun, engaging story, with an old west feel to it.I loved the back cover of the book, with all the information about the educational background of the author.I would definitely recommend this book to friends and familyit was a short but s I m pretty sure this was a preteen teenager young adult book, but even as a 26 year old woman, I enjoyed reading it I ve
The book starts as a young boy presents his grandfather with a journal The Secret of the Scarab is a delightful read as the grandfather reminisces It is not always an easy story as he is orphaned and event
This is a fun young adult book, that would be a good addition to a leveled library. Great book It was meant forof a younger reader, but it still held my interest It s something that I wouldn t mind re reading Very well written.I won this book in a giveaway. Great young adult book for those interested in Egyptian history. Good action adventure story told from the perspective of the young protagonist as an elderly man reliving his past Vivid descriptions and engaging plot. At first I thought I was not going to get into this story but I have really enjoyed it The book had suspense and adventures for robert from england to egypt.