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Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile

By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein (Electronic Book, 2014)
The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action!

Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may have completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile river in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids in the desert to wet-and-wild jungles--not to mention life-threatening encounters with wilderness diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys--in order to find the treasure and save the day.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316406017

    • On Sale Date: 09/01/2014

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Paper Over Board, Electronic Book, Audiobook, Audiobook

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The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action!

Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may have completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile river in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids in the desert to wet-and-wild jungles--not to mention life-threatening encounters with wilderness diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys--in order to find the treasure and save the day.

James Patterson was selected by readers across America as the Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year in 2010. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, I Funny, Confessions of a Murder Suspect, and the Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard, Daniel X, and Alex Cross series. His books have sold over 275 million copies worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time. He lives in Florida.

Chris Grabenstein is a New York Times bestselling author who has also collaborated with James Patterson on the I Funny series and Daniel X: Armageddon. He lives in New York City.

Juliana Neufeld is an award winning illustrator whose drawings can be found in books, on album covers and in nooks and crannies throughout the internet. She lives in Toronto.
  • Praise for Treasure Hunters
    A #1 New York Times bestseller

  • "This new series promises it all: ruthless pirates, CIA spies, terrorists, stolen works of art and priceless treasure. More important, it delivers. A high-seas adventure that will entice even the most confirmed of landlubbers." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "A frenetic sense of excitement and adventure permeates this nautical escapade... There's little time to breath as the Kidds pinball from one spot of trouble to the next, making for a fun and fast-paced ride."  (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for I Funny:
    "....Poignant.... Readers learn about [Jamie's] devastating loss and recovery from a tragic event....The affecting ending, which reveals a more vulnerable Jamie behind the guise of his humor, celebrates Jamie's resilient spirit." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "The broad humor that runs throughout this heavily illustrated story... masks personal pain, demonstrating resiliency in the face of tragedy." (Publishers Weekly ).

  • "A brimming bucket of bada-bing!" (Booklist).

  • Praise for Middle School: Get Me out of Here!:

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller
    An Indiebound Bestseller

  • "The broad humor that runs throughout this heavily illustrated story... masks personal pain, demonstrating resiliency in the face of tragedy." (Publishers Weekly).

  • "Patterson and Tebbetts have created strong characters and relationships throughout the novel. Rafe has his triumphs and failures, but he's a realistic kid whom readers would want as a friend and coconspirator." (School Library Journal).

  • "Will be enjoyed by middle-grade boys, particularly reluctant readers." (VOYA).

  • "Short chapters and a partially graphic format are sure to appeal." (Booklist).

  • Praise for Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life:

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller
    A #1 Indiebound Bestseller
    A 2012 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers

  • * "Patterson artfully weaves a deeper and more thought-provoking tale of childhood coping mechanisms and everyday school and family realities." (School Library Journal, starred review).

  • "A keen appreciation of kids' insecurities and an even more astute understanding of what might propel boy readers through a book.... a perfectly pitched novel." (Los Angeles Times).

  • "Cleverly delves into the events that make middle school so awkward.... Hopefully this isn't the last we hear from Rafe Khatchadorian." (The Associated Press).

  • "Rafe is the bad boy with a heart of gold." (New York Times).

  • "The book's... dynamic artwork and message that 'normal is boring' should go a long way toward assuring kids who don't fit the mold that there's a place for them, too." (Publishers Weekly).

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  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • Pages: 480
  • ISBN-13: 9780316406017
  • On Sale Date: 09/01/2014