The Black Sphinx

The Black Sphinx

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The Black Sphinx is missing. Who wants it the most? The indomitable Callisto? Queen of the Underworld Squalida Macheath? Or madder than a mackerel Jasper Pepper? Or will it be Crispin Rattle, our orphaned young hero? But if jackal-headed gods can't stop Jasper Pepper, what on earth can Crispin do? Read this rip-roaring adventure in paperback now ...and test your code-breaking skills against the hieroglyphic messages of the sphinx!show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 2,131.99g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552572020
  • 9780552572026

About Matt Hart

MATT HART is Welsh and proud of it. He has worked as a fairground operative, in an architect's office, as a bus conductor and as a building-site labourer before turning to writing full-time. He reads loads, his favourite animal is the coatimundi and THE BLACK SPHINX is his first fantasy novel.show more

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The BLACK SPHINX is missing. Who wants it the most? THE INDOMITABLE CALLISTO? Queen OF THE Underworld SQUALIDA MACHEATH? OR.MADDER.THAN.A.MACKEREL JASPER PEPPER? Or will it be CRISPIN RATTLE, OUR ORPHANED YOUNG HERO? But if JACKAL-HEADED GODS can't stop JASPER PEPPER, what on earth can CRISPIN do? CAN YOU CRACK THE HIEROGLYPHIC CODE? ILLUSTRATIONS BY David Robertsshow more

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