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Title: Treasure Hunters
The Kidd family are treasure hunters and they love life on the sea. However, when their mother disappears on an outing in Cyprus and their father gets lost during a violent storm, the Kidd kids realize that they must carry on the family tradition. It seems that their parents were in the middle of a deal to deliver an African mask to a shady character named Louis Louis. Can the kids complete the transaction and figure out why there are pictures of world-famous paintings in their parent’s secret office?
Patterson has done it again. He is committed to getting kids interested in reading, and is churning out books that definitely have all the elements to get kids hooked. There is adventure, humor, great illustrations and short chapters. Make no mistake, he is not writing award winners here, but these are solid middle grade action books that will get reluctant readers to pick up a book and will also satisfy the needs of avid readers.
Kids who like adventure and a good chuckle will enjoy this book, as well as reluctant readers. If your kids liked Patterson’s series I Funny, then this one will be a slam dunk.
I have to admire both Patterson’s business acumen and his desire to get kids reading. He doesn’t just preach that kids should read, he is actually out there writing books that he thinks will get kids hooked.
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