Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile by James Patterson

Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile

Written by James Patterson
Part of the Treasure Hunters Series

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From the Middle School series to the I Funny books, James Patterson is responsible for some of the most addictive kids’ books around, irresistible page-turners that grab the attention of even the most reluctant reader. I have to confess a particular fondness however for the Treasure Hunter series and for its central characters the Kidds - Tommy, Storm and twins Beck and Bick. Mum Kidd has been kidnapped and Dad Kidd is missing, so it’s up to the junior members of the family to save them, even though that means facing up to hordes of ruthless baddies, and overcoming the usual bickering that goes on in families. It’s a wild ride, funny and exciting, with a different adventure in every chapter and the Kidds are a hoot! ~ Andrea Reece


Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile by James Patterson

Four kids on a quest to find the legendary Mines of King Solomon... and their parents. Bick, Beck, Storm and Tommy are navigating their way down the Nile, from hot and dusty Cairo to deep dark jungles, past some seriously bad guys along the way. They'll need all their survival instincts just to make it out alive...

The Treasure Hunting Kidd siblings have their own web's a trailer..

Download a great activity pack, with puzzles and quizzes and more about the Treasure Hunters series - here!

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Praise for the Treasure Hunters series

I found this book and I couldn’t put it down! It was one of the best books I’ve ever read! Amazon Reviewer

The plot is exciting and unpredictable and the writing is really funny – as are the pictures. Bournemouth Echo

About the Author

James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the best-known and biggest selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the bestselling series of the past decade: the Women's Murder Club, the Alex Cross novels and Maximum Ride, and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand alone thrillers. He has won an Edgar award, the mystery world's highest honour. He lives in Florida with his wife and son, seen pictured here.

Best known for his thrillers he also writes for children and is passionate about encouraging children to develop a love of reading. In 2014 he donated £250,000 to help independent bookshops with a children’s section in the UK. Rafe from the Middle School series also features on the first ever children’s ‘Books are my Bag’ rucksack.

If you are a teacher CLICK HERE to download a free Middle School resource to help get kids reading.

James Patterson's top tips to get your kids - even the most reluctant ones - reading!

* Find books your kids love.

Talk with your child about their interests. Kids read more if they read what they like. E-reader, paperbacks, hard covers, comic books are all fine. Reading is the goal!

* Get a Library Card in your child's name.

Visit your library…the resources they have for the summer are usually terrific. And the Children's Librarian will usually bend over backwards to help your child find fun stuff to read.

Model reading with your child. Read the same books together, and talk about them.

It's always more fun if you can share the experience.

Set goals with your child, and track their achievements. Give them little "awards" for progress.

Take them to the beach, in the car, on vacations, and to the pool. Make the "in between" moments count. Put books everywhere your kids might be bored and want to turn on the TV, such as the breakfast table, the bedside table—wherever.

Reading is fun! If it isn't, keep at it till they find books they can't put down. Then reward yourself, Mom and Dad, because you have just given your child the best present you could ever have imagined: the gift of reading—for life.

Visit to find out more about this fantastic campaign.

Find lots of news and fun activities on the Middle School books here.

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James & Jack Patterson photo credit Sue Patterson

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480 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

9th April 2015




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