Rob Lloyd Jones

"Jake Atlas"

AUTHOR PROFILE:

Hello! I’m a children’s writer. My books have won some awards, including the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, and my debut novel WILD BOY was named one of the five best of the year in the prestigious Branford Boase Award. I’ve also written picture books, fairy tales, books about history and books with flaps. Lots of flaps.

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SYNOPSIS:

Jake Atlas - tomb robber, treasure hunter, troublemaker!

When Jake's parents vanish, Jake and his sister team up with shady tomb robbers to find them in the Egyptian desert in this riveting page-turning adventure by award-winning author Rob Lloyd Jones. The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealing; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The siblings can't stop fighting – with each other and with their parents, stuffy professors of Ancient History. But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the day they discover the truth about their boring mum and dad. When the family go to Cairo on holiday, and Jake and Pan's parents mysteriously vanish, it's up to the twins to find them. They team up with shady tomb robbers, master high-tech gadgets and locate a lost tomb in this story of a family that finds itself in the deserts of Egypt.

PUBLISHER:

Walker Books


TEACHER RESOURCES:

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AGE GROUP: KS2

TOPICS: Adventure|Fantasy|History|Magic|Morality|Relationships|Religion / Spirituality|Technology|Travel

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