The Book That Made Me: David Almond 20/03/19
Secret Agent Mummy
Publisher: Red Fox
After Niall touches an ancient monkey figurine he sees a strange bandaged man and then finds a pyramid in the garden next door.
He soon meets the inhabitant; he's a secret agent mummy, a two thousand year old detective tracking down the enemies of his land. Accompanied by a talking cat goddess and a flying bandaged dog's bottom, he's searching for an evil sorcerer from another land.
Niall is only too happy to help his strange new friends and becomes part of their crime-fighting team.
With lively black and white illustrations and historical facts about ancient Egypt, this is a humorous and action-packed new series aimed at new and reluctant readers.