The 39 Clues 2: One False Note by Gordon Korman

The 39 Clues 2: One False Note

Written by Gordon Korman
Part of the The 39 Clues Series

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Want to get your kids reading, well here’s a spellbinding adventure that we think kids of 8 upwards will really pick up on for it’s something more than a book as it integrates books, games, a website, cards and prizes into the mix. Finding and solving clues results in prizes and if you solve all 39 clues there’s a chance to compete for the grand prize. There will be 10 books in all with one clue to solve in each book and the cards, some of which come with the books and some can be bought separately help reveal the clues. The first Card Pack contains 16 game cards and a clue finder guide for the first three books in the series. The last 39 Clues book will be published in 2010. We’ll have them all on Lovereading4kids as we believe it will get even the most reluctant readers reading, for the interactivity of the series is brilliant. Take a peak at our extract and if you like what you see buy it, then register at so you can start playing the game and winning prizes. This is the second book in the series, the first one is called – Maze of Bones – and the third comes out in March 09 – The Sword Thief.

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The 39 Clues 2: One False Note by Gordon Korman

A million dollars, or a clue? Author Gordon Korman sends Amy and Dan off on a wild chase in Book 2 of this exciting series. 39 Clues hidden around the world! Police report a break-in at an elite hotel, and the suspects sound suspiciously like Amy and Dan. There's a car and speedboat chase and an angry mob! When there's a Clue on the line, anything can happen. Includes uniquely numbered cards exchangeable online for secret clues.


The 39 Clues, launching globally in September, is a fully integrated multi-media adventure that spans across 10 supercharged books, 355 collectible cards, and a dynamic online game where kids can uncover information, play skill based games and collect cards to compete for prizes. The story revolves around the Cahills - the most powerful family the world has ever known - the source of whose power is a mystery that can only be unraveled by assembling 39 clues hidden around the world throughout history. Combining reading with online gaming and collecting, this breakthrough concept is uniquely positioned to reach millions of young people who are readers, gamers, collectors, or all three, and encourage them to participate in the hunt for
the 39 clues.

“The 39 Clues takes creative leaps to expand the story experience from the pages of the books to multiple stages of discovery and imagination,” said Steven Spielberg. “Together with Scholastic, we have the opportunity to develop this property that says ‘film,’ ‘family,’ ‘fun,’ and ‘franchise.’”

About the Author

Gordon Korman is the #1 bestselling author of three books in The 39 Clues series as well as five books in his Swindle series: SWINDLE, ZOOBREAK, FRAMED, SHOWOFF, and HIDEOUT. His other books include THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING AT MACDONALD HALL! (published when he was fourteen); THE TOILET PAPER TIGERS; RADIO FIFTH GRADE; the trilogies Island, Everest, Dive, Kidnapped, and Titanic; and the series The Hypnotists and On the Run. He lives in New York with his family and can be found on the web at

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174 pages


Gordon Korman
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Scholastic US

Publication date

1st December 2008




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