Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World by James Patterson

Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World

Written by James Patterson
Part of the Treasure Hunters Series

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In 3 words : in it together The Kidd family, stars of some of James Patterson’s liveliest and most boisterous adventures are back and centre stage in the latest episode in his globe-trotting series, Treasure Hunters. This time the Kidds are in Russia and hot on the trail of some missing masterpieces of the art world. Chapter are short but always full of action, and full of appealing illustrations too. The Kidds are a fun bunch of people to spend time with and kid readers will feel well and truly part of the action. This is fiction to get even the most reluctant readers avidly turning the pages. ~ Andrea Reece

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Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World by James Patterson

After their adventures in China and Germany, the Kidd family is ready for some rest and relaxation. But when you're an ace treasure hunting team, there's always another adventure waiting around the corner! This time, the Kidds head to Russia where a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt has gone missing. Hot on the trail of the daring thieves, the Kidds race through the sinister streets of St Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to track down the stolen treasure.

The action never stops with more chases, sneak attacks, spy missions, and doublecrossing than anyone can handle...except the Kidds!

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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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384 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

14th July 2016




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