Michael Northrop is the New York Times bestselling author of TombQuest, an epic book and game adventure series featuring the magic of ancient Egypt. He is also the author of Trapped, an Indie Next List Selection, and Plunked, a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection and an NPR Backseat Book Club Pick. An editor at Sports Illustrated Kids for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. Learn more at www.michaelnorthrop.net.
Praise for TombQuest Book 1: Book of the Dead
"Like a preteen Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, Alex and Ren make a compelling duo, and Northrop balances pathos and action effectively to engage readers. Funny and smart, Alex and Ren are excellent companions for this fast-paced and scorpion-filled ride."-- Kirkus Reviews
"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic... Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist
"Nonstop action... reluctant readers will enjoy the fast-paced story and the accompanying interactive computer game, and they will look forward to future installments." -- Voice of Youth Advocates
"The plot moves quickly and will appeal to reluctant readers looking for adventure [and] danger." -- School Library Journal