Illustrated by Deborah Nourse Lattimore. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 0060236353. Text is clean. Signed on half title page "To P--! Great getting to know you! Let's keep it up! [Eqyptian Characters] Deborah Nourse Lattimore". Dust jacket shows light wear.; FROM THE PUBLISHER: Merit is a servant girl in the temple of cat goddesses. In a rage, Waha, the High Priest, kills a sacred car, and Merit sees him do it. But when Merit reports the evil deed to Pharaoh, Waha denies that he is guilty. "Hear me! " says Pharaoh. "You must each take the magic spells from the Book of the Dead and travel to the Netherworld. " Will Truth conquer all? [Lynn: Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults, 1741 (High Fantasy: Myth Fantasy) ]; Color Illustrations; 40 pages; Signed by Author.