Valley of Kings (TombQuest, Book 3) (Hardcover)

By Michael Northrop

Scholastic Inc., 9780545871044, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2015

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

From the author of the New York Times bestseller TombQuest: Book of the Dead comes the third book in the epic Egyptian adventure series!

If Alex and Ren are going to stop the Death Walkers, they know they have to find the powerful Lost Spells. So they head to the Valley of the Kings, deep in the Egyptian desert -- where they discover that Egypt is in the grips of madness. Voices in the air whisper dark secrets and flashes of light burn across the night sky.

But their hunt for the Spells keeps getting sabotaged. Every step they take, The Order is hot on their trail. There's no dodging, no hiding. Is someone leaking their secrets?

Is there anyone they can trust?

Read the book by New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop, then continue the adventure online! Build an Egyptian tomb of your own, hide treasure and protect it with traps, then challenge your friends!


About the Author

Michael Northrop is the New York Times bestselling author of TombQuest, an epic book and game adventure series featuring the magic of ancient Egypt. He is also the author of Trapped, an Indie Next List Selection, and Plunked, a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection and an NPR Backseat Book Club Pick. An editor at Sports Illustrated Kids for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. Learn more at www.michaelnorthrop.net.


Praise For Valley of Kings (TombQuest, Book 3)

Praise for TombQuest Book 1: Book of the Dead:

"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

"The plot moves quickly and will appeal to reluctant readers looking for adventure [and] danger." -- School Library Journal

"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic. . . . Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist


Praise for Michael Northrop:

Plunked:

NPR Backseat Book Club Pick (October 2013)

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

"Well-developed characters and a strong narrative voice make this novel about much more than baseball. . . . Pitch perfect." -- School Library Journal


Rotten:

Junior Library Guild Selection

"Northrop has a keen eye for the way teens move through the world." -- Publishers Weekly


Trapped:

". . . The pages turn like wildfire." -- Booklist

"Northrop gets at the core of human nature through masterful pacing." -- Kirkus Reviews