Neria works in the House of Death, helping her father make the mummies. When the pharaoh dies, Neria is given the responsibility of killing and mummifying the pharaoh's cat to accompany him to the afterlife. But Neria is too squeamish to kill the cat. Can she find a way to save it without being caught and punished?
Just as entertaining as Terry Deary's other series, the Egyptian Tales series will keep young readers interested and entertained, while also providing factual insight into Egyptian history. Helen Flook illustrates the book with humorous black-and-white line drawings.