Jude Watson is the author of four 39 Clues books, BEYOND THE GRAVE,
IN TOO DEEP, VESPERS RISING, and A KING'S RANSOM, along with the
bestselling Star Wars: Last of the Jedi and Jedi Quest series. As
Judy Blundell, she wrote WHAT I SAW AND HOW I LIED, the 2008 winner
of The National Book Award for Young People's Literature. She lives
in Katonah, New York, with her husband and daughter.
Gr 4-7-The fourth book (Scholastic, 2009) in the series, written by Jude Watson, finds siblings Amy and Dan Cahill in Cairo searching for clues among ancient tombs, in museums, and on sunken islands that will lead to the Cahill family secret. Along the way, many relatives spy, chase, or imprison them as they decode the mysteries.ÅWho can they trust?ÅMaybe no one.ÅDavid Pittu does a fabulous job of giving the many characters different voices, and using sinister or snooty tones as necessary. For fans of the series.-Debbie Whitbeck, West Ottawa Public Schools, Holland, MI Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.