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    DescriptionFar away in Ancient Egypt, Jackal and Ibis are brought before the Cat Pharaoh to be punished for stealing from the town market. In a merciful moment, the Pharaoh decides to give the two friends one last chance: they must journey up the River Nile to the temple of Karnak and bring back something that has been taken from her - a beautiful and precious Jewel Fish. But she has a warning for the two: "Do not take anything else while you are in Karnak. And know that the Jewel Fish is magical. Be sure it does not get wet." Jackal and Ibis are not very clever and ignore the Cat Pharaoh's words, taking a few extra treasures for themselves . . . and disaster follows! It's up to readers to work out from the pages of the book what the Jewel Fish looks like, then log on to www.graemebase.com, where the Cat Pharaoh and Crocodile Prince wait for their treasures to be returned. A cunning mechanical device in the back of the book holds the final key to the puzzle. And on the back of the book's jacket is a poster map of ancient Egypt with facts about the actual places and mythological characters in the story. Complete with hieroglyphics and sparkling jewels, here is a cautionary tale set amongst the wonders of an ancient world, from the bestselling and highly acclaimed author of such classics as "Animalia," "The Eleventh Hour" and "The Legend of the Golden Snail."


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    Title
    The Jewel Fish of Karnak
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Graeme Base
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 277 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781419700866
    ISBN 10: 1419700863
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: ADV
    BIC subject category V2: YFC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    BIC subject category V2: YFG
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    BISAC V2.8: JUV020000, JUV022040
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV037000
    LC classification: PZ7.B29 JEL 2011
    Thema V1.0: YFH, YFCA
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Abrams Books For Young Readers
    Imprint name
    Abrams Books For Young Readers
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Graeme Base received international acclaim for his smash hit "Animalia," which has sold more than two million copies. Among his many other beloved and bestselling books are "Enigma," "The Eleventh Hour," "The Water Hole," and "The Golden Snail." He lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia.