The fourth historical time-slip for younger readers from Karen Wallace. Cleopatra is helped in her wooing of Mark Anthony by two young friends from another time and place! A time-slip novel for confident young readers. Cleopatra, who ruled Egypt for more than twenty years, was renowned for using her beauty to attract powerful men. Determined to trap Mark Anthony, Cleopatra sees the arrival of two young time-slip travellers as a gift from the gods particularly since they arrive wrapped up in a carpet...embroidered with scenes from Ancient Egypt! And, having been invited to a a fancy-dress party back at home, whom better for the contemporary children to seek expert advice from, than Cleopatra -- the queen of fancy dresses! . Mixups, mayhem and history, for the core young storybook readership of 7 -- 9 year olds.
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