Mimi, Papa, Grant, and Christina fly over the sunny sands of the desert and land in the middle of a mystery that takes them back to the times of the ancient Egyptians! The action begins in Cairo, takes them aboard spitting camels, down the famous Nile River, and into too many tombs to count! A mummy goes missing...there's a curse, of course...and they are being followed by a mad archaeologist in search of a missing pyramid he believes the children have stolen. Only by following hieroglyph clues do they have any chance at all of solving the mystery and saving themselves from becoming mummies! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! The book includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This book also includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment. Paperback. 144 pages, ages 7-14.