ZET KID DETECTIVE SERIES - MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN
12-year-old Zet and his sister Kat love running their family pottery stall. But it's a struggle to keep afloat, now that their father is away fighting the Hyksos invaders. When Zet and Kat learn that a valuable scroll is missing, the siblings decide to play detective. They set out in search of clues. If this brother and sister team can solve the case, they'll win a huge reward for their family. Their problems will be over! Little do they know what troubles lie ahead. Kids will love this wild adventure. The hunt for answers sends the brave young duo running along the
Nile, poking through strange temples bristling with towering pillars, sneaking past walls covered in ancient hieroglyphics, all in an ancient land of glittering gold and mystery that the world has never forgotten.
From Scott Peters, award-winning author and creator of over 300 museum and science center exhibits worldwide, comes the adventure of a lifetime. You, who have dug deep and sifted hard for a story to read, have unearthed an ancient treasure: a mystery from the dusty ages, when a kid could be a hero and fight for the good of all . . .
12-year-old Zet and his sister Kat love running their family pottery stall. But it's a struggle to keep afloat, now that their father is away fighting the Hyksos invaders. When the siblings learn about a valuable scroll that's gone missing, Zet and Kat decide to join forces. If they can find it, they'll win a huge reward for their family. Their problems will be over! Little do they know what troubles lie ahead. The chase leads Zet and Kat into the hotspots of ancient Egypt--from stunning temples to the Nile river, through a mysterious land of hieroglyphics, Egyptian gods, mythology, and majesty that the world has never forgotten.
This debut novel in the ancient civilization action-packed Kid Detective Zet series from Amazon best-selling author Scott Peters is a mind-broadening adventure for elementary and middle-grade readers of Rick Riordan, The Hardy Boys, and Conn Iggulden. Provides a smart step up for readers of Mary Pope Osborne, as it lends itself to being read by kids moving beyond chapter books. The short chapters provide easy wins for middle school readers and makes it perfect for school reading lists.
This is a middle-grade book for boys, a middle-grade book for girls. Popular in kids book clubs and homeschooling. An action oriented tale that's a great way to introduce middle-school youngsters to the world of ancient Egypt. A big hit in our library, can't keep it on the shelf. Don't miss this must-read! - E. Crow, Librarian Excellent 'Indiana Jones' style mystery.
Top Reviewer 6th grade ELA/SS: My co-teacher and I have used this book for the past 2 years and the students absolutely love it! Janine Taft. Teachers, librarians, and parents will appreciate the ancient civilizations facts and geography and appropriate language for Ages 8-14 Grades 3-7 #1 Amazon best-selling series in Children's Geography & Cultures > Action & Adventure ACTION. SMART. EXCITING Packed with
Ancient Egypt References
Also available: BOOK 2: MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET, BOOK 3, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN TEMPLE & BOOK 4, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN MUMMY Shelve under: modern classics, books for boys, books for girls, books for kids age 9 - 12, books for middle grade, books for boys 9 - 12, funny exciting stories for kids, Diary of a Wimpy Kid readers, reluctant readers, 5th grade, travel with kids, Mr Lemoncello's Library, Hardy Boys, Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson, Kane Chronicles, appropriate books for kids, librarian-approved.
ISBN : 0985985283
Title : Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll: A Children's Adventure: Adventure Books For Kids Age 9-12 (Kid Detective Zet)
EAN : 9780985985288
Authors : Peters, Scott
Binding : Paperback
Publisher : Best Day Books For Young Readers
Publication Date : 2018-05-18
Pages : 116
Height : 0.3937 inches
Width : 5.9055 inches
Length : 8.8189 inches
Weight : 0.3969 pounds
were four books in the 'Mystery' series, but we've included
The Secret of the Egyptian Curse, because it also features 'Zet'
the kid detective.
of the Egyptian Amulet
of the Egyptian Mummy
of the Egyptian Scroll
of the Egyptian Temple
of the Egyptian Curse
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.