Dundurn Press is thrilled to announce that Alisha Sevigny’s first book in the Secrets of the Sands series, The Lost Scroll of the Physician, has been shortlisted for the 2021-22 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award. Congratulations Alisha!
Praised by Boil Line author Meghan McIsaac as “a thrilling mystery adventure with a smart and fearless girl at its centre,” The Lost Scroll of the Physician follows the daughter of a pharaoh’s royal physician during Ancient Egypt’s Second Intermediate Period who must find the precious scroll her father was transcribing before his death to save the kingdom and her brother’s life. The second book in the series, The Desert Prince, released in September 2020, with the final book, The Oracle of Avaris, releasing January 2022.
To find out more about the 2021-22 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award, visit their website here.
Alisha Sevigny is the author of The Lost Scroll of the Physician, the first book in the Secrets of the Sands series, and the acclaimed young adult novels Summer Constellations and Kissing Frogs. She lives in Toronto. Learn more here.