Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh

R. L. Lafevers (Author) Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)

Product Details

$7.99  $7.35
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
October 23, 2012
5.5 X 1.0 X 7.7 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

R. L. LaFevers grew up with a gaggle of brothers who taught her an awful lot about how to get into mischief of all kinds, much like Theodosia. R. L. lives in California with her husband and their cat and dog. Visit her website at

Yoko Tanaka lives in Los Angeles and Bangkok with her husband and three cats. Visit her website at


Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
- A BookSense 2007 summer pick
- Starred reviews in Booklist and Publishers Weekly
- A Junior Library Guild selection
- Exclusive audio rights sold to Audible
- Included in Target's fall '09 plan-o-gram
- French, German, Polish and Italian rights sold
- Nominated for the Agatha Award (mystery writing) in Best Childrens/Young Adult category
- Selected for Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers (VOYA, 2007)
- Selected as one of the Top Ten Crime Fiction for Youth 2008, Booklist on-line
- A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year 2008

"A sure bet for Harry Potter fans." - Booklist, starred review

"A perfect blend of mystery and humor." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris by R. L. LaFevers
- Selected for the Winter 2008-2009 Kid's Indie Next List
- Exclusive audio rights sold to Audible
- Enthusiastically reviewed for the Amazon Vine reading program
- Polish and French rights sold
- A Today Show Holiday Book Pick, 12/12/08
- Nominated for the 2009 Cybils awards
"Clever and exciting, just like the previous book, this also features a layered relationship between Theodosia and her grandmother. Nonstop action in a delightfully English package." - Booklist
Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus (spring '10)