Amulet Keepers (TombQuest, Book 2) (Hardcover)

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Description


From the author of the New York Times bestseller Book of the Dead comes the second in an epic Egyptian adventure series from the team that brought you The 39 Clues and Spirit Animals!

Strange things are happening in London. Red rain is flooding the streets. People are going missing. And someone's opening graves in Highgate Cemetery . . . Only Alex and his best friend, Ren, suspect the truth: a Death Walker, a powerful ancient Egyptian evil, is behind the chaos. Their quest to bring him down takes them from New York to London, and from the land of the living to the deep underground tombs of the long dead. Will they be in time to stop the Death Walker before he gets too powerful . . . or will the tombs claim them, too?Read the sequel to the New York Times bestseller, then continue the adventure online! Build an Egyptian tomb of your own, hide treasure and protect it with traps, then challenge your friends to break in.

About the Author


Michael Northrop is the New York Times bestselling author of the middle-grade adventure series TombQuest. He is also the author of On Thin Ice; Trapped, an Indie Next List selection; Plunked, a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing selection and an NPR Backseat Book Club pick; and other titles. An editor at Sports Illustrated Kids for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. Learn more at michaelnorthrop.net.

Praise For…


Praise for TombQuest:A New York Times Bestselling novel"Like a preteen Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, Alex and Ren make a compelling duo, and Northrop balances pathos and action effectively to engage readers. Funny and smart, Alex and Ren are excellent companions for this fast-paced and scorpion-filled ride."-- Kirkus Reviews"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic. . . . Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist“Nonstop action . . . reluctant readers will enjoy the fast-paced story and the accompanying interactive computer game, and they will look forward to future installments.” -- Voice of Youth Advocates"The plot moves quickly and will appeal to reluctant readers looking for adventure [and] danger." -- School Library Journal

Praise for TombQuest:A New York Times Bestselling novel"Like a preteen Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, Alex and Ren make a compelling duo, and Northrop balances pathos and action effectively to engage readers. Funny and smart, Alex and Ren are excellent companions for this fast-paced and scorpion-filled ride."-- Kirkus Reviews"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic. . . . Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist“Nonstop action . . . reluctant readers will enjoy the fast-paced story and the accompanying interactive computer game, and they will look forward to future installments.” -- Voice of Youth Advocates"The plot moves quickly and will appeal to reluctant readers looking for adventure [and] danger." -- School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780545723398
ISBN-10: 0545723396
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: April 28th, 2015
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: TombQuest