The Curse of the Pharaoh

Title: The Curse of the Pharaoh


Bibliography: Stevenson, S. (2013). The Curse of the Pharaoh. New York, New York: Grosset & Dunlap.


Annotation: What would a young detective be without a trusty sidekick? Agatha Mistery and her cat, Watson set off on an action packed adventure to Egypt because they heard rumors about an unidentified tablet being found in the Valley of the Kings. Will Agatha and Watson unlock the clue to the ancient Pharaoh’s curse?


Genre: Mystery Novel           


Grade Level: 4-6


Readers who will like this book: This book, and series, would be a great addition to any elementary or middle school library. It would appeal most to those intrigued by mystery and other mystery series like Harriet the Spy and Nancy Drew.


Personal Response and rating: 5; I instantly fell in love with Agatha. This is the first in a series, I checked out the second book as soon as I could! In addition to that, I have recommended the series to many families that I nanny for.


Question: What elements must a book have to be classified a mystery?