Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx by Joe Todd Stanton
Who it’s for: Kids
Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx by Joe Todd Stanton is a story about a daughter who travels to Egypt to rescue her world-famous adventurer father after his disappearance while searching for the Book of Thoth. In her journey Marcy faces her fears and finds her courage, solves puzzles, and even meets Egyptian gods.
The illustrations in this book are beautiful and imaginative. It’s a great quick read for anyone who has a special interest in Ancient Egyptian mythology, and it is particularly geared for children ages 5-7.
Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx is the second installment in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. The first in the series, Arthur and the Golden Rope, is about Marcy’s father going on his own mythical adventure when he was still a child.