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The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1)

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The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1) by Rick Riordan

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"Good but very similiar to Percy Jackson"
3 stars"

This is a pretty good read but did find it very similar to Rick Riordans other series, Percy Jackson.

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‘I guess it started the night our dad blew up the british museum…’ Carter and Sadie Kane's dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. An explosion shatters the ancient Rosetta stone and unleashes. Set, the evil god of chaos …

Set imprisons Dr Kane in a golden coffin and Carter and Sadie must run for their lives. To save their dad, they embark on a terrifying quest from Cairo to Paris to the American South-west and discover the truth about their family's connection to the House of Life: an Egyptian temple of magic that has existed for thousands of years. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt are far from dead and buried. And so, unfortunately, are their gods …

Praise for the series

“Storytelling that will get readers hooked”. – The Guardian
“Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical” – Times
" A fantastic blend of myth and modern" Eoin Colfer (author of Artemis Fowl)
“Sure to become a classic.” Sunday Express

Author Biography

Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006.

Release date NZ
May 5th, 2011
  • Children's (6-12)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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