ZET KID DETECTIVE SERIES - MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN
12-year-old Zet is on the trail of his latest mystery: priceless amulets are disappearing all over ancient Egypt. Worse, his best friend is being treated more like a prisoner than a student at a secretive jewelry apprentice school. Are the evil teachers and jewel thefts related? When Zet receives a desperate message hidden inside an amulet, he's determined to rescue his friend. Armed with a brainy sister who can read and write
hieroglyphics, Zet searches for clues. Can he expose the wicked plot and take down the criminals before it's too late? Find out in this page-turning mystery!
were four books in the 'Mystery' series, but we've included
The Secret of the Egyptian Curse, because it has a kindred
Meet ancient Egypt's favorite young detectives: twelve-year-old Zet, his trusty kid-sister Kat, and their best friend, Hui. Packed full of whimsy, fun, and old-world charm. Can these three keen friends solve the puzzle of the missing amulets? Zet is on the trail: priceless amulets are disappearing all over ancient Egypt's city of Thebes. No one can figure out where they've gone. To make matters worse, Zet's best friend is trapped in a secretive jewelry apprentice school and visitors aren't allowed!
curiosity - and a brainy sister who can read and write
hieroglyphics - Zet sets out in search of clues. Along the way, the siblings hunt for a meddling ghost, climb through a stinky garbage pile, sidestep a quick-tempered medjay police chief, and learn how hard it is to make a golden amulet. But when their backs are against the wall, Zet and Kat rely on the one thing they know best: each other. Because siblings, they stick together. Watch out! This brain-teaser is infused with magic amulets . . .
Kid-friendly storytelling woven with mind-boggling facts! Strange, missing artifacts abound An evil gatekeeper guards the secret jewels Loved by book clubs, parents, librarians, teachers, and most of all, kids! What kids are saying: I am 11 years old. I could not put this book down. What parents are saying: breezed right through them and has reread them more than once! Curl up with this old-school yarn from the author the Historical Fiction Society calls 'a natural and gifted storyteller'. A middle-grade mystery that combines Hardy Boys style sleuthing with heart-warming characters for an exciting puzzle that's a firm favorite for the whole family. Set out for adventure!
Publisher: Best DAY Books for Young Readers
eBay Product ID (ePID): 225566006
Book Title: Mystery of the Egyptian Amulet: Adventure Books for Kids Age 9-12
Author: Scott Peters
Publication Year: 2015
Genre: Children & Young Adults
Number of Pages: 150 Pages
Item Weight: 227g
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Scott Peters has always had a fascination for all things
Egyptian. Before retiring to focus on writing, Peters created over 300 museum, science center and theme park installations for such places as the Smithsonian, the Washington Children's Museum,
Walt Disney World and
Pictures. Peters helped design an interactive TV show for the Nickelodeon Channel. The author's true passion is writing exciting books that take readers back in time to ancient Egypt - a land that the world has never forgotten.