Michael Northrop (Author)

Product Details

Scholastic Press
Publish Date
October 31, 2017
5.5 X 1.1 X 8.3 inches | 0.84 pounds

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About the Author

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 michaelnorthrop.net.


Praise for Polaris

"This story is scary fun. Loved it!" -- R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps

"The salty sailing details and the drama of keeping afloat in the face of damaging storms and winds is just as heart-pounding as the struggle for survival against the threat already onboard. An exciting blend of nautical adventure and monstrous horror." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Middle grade readers looking for an adventure on the high seas without leaving the comfort of their homes will love this swashbuckling, spine-tingling tale." -- School Library Journal

"A chilling tale of horror on the high seas... Sure to linger after the lights have been turned out." -- Publishers Weekly

Praise for Surrounded by Sharks

"This story strikes a balance of suspense and action... For reluctant readers and fans
of survival stories." -- School Library Journal

Praise for TombQuest:

"A thrilling adventure rich in Egyptian mythology and magic... Sure to be a blockbuster." -- Booklist

Praise for Trapped

"Northrop gets at the core of human nature through masterful pacing... Gripping." -- Kirkus Reviews