The Pharaoh of Asco Express

From the Series Cursed Tales

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Whatever happens, no matter what, DO NOT step into Asco Express because you might just end up leaving with more than you bargained for . . .

When 11-year-old Wesley stops by at a mysterious local shop to buy a drink, he does not realize the trouble he is getting himself into. Cursed by the fiendish Pharaoh Akahten IX, Wesley and his friends, Marishana and Aiden, must solve the evil spell quickly or be trapped for all eternity!

Cursed Tales is a brand-new series bringing ancient scares to life. Readers BEWARE—this story will leave you wrapped up and wanting your mummy! Perfect for young readers who love their histories and mysteries.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Copyright 2022
Publisher New Frontier Publishing
Imprint New Frontier Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 152
Publication Date 2022-09-06
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV058000, JUV069000, JUV016020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 1060
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Glossary

Author: Jake R. Wilson

Jake R. Wilson works as an archaeologist by day and author by night. Leading excavations across south east England, Jake enjoys all things historical but tries to make room for other hobbies, such as painting, playing trading card games, and watching scary movies.

Illustrator: Sian James

Before becoming an illustrator, Sian James trained as an early medieval archaeologist, and she brings her love for the human past, cultures, and folklore to her art. She lives in Oxford.