The Forbidden Stone

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Katherine Tegen Books
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.67 X 8.19 X 1.38 inches | 1.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062194473

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About the Author

Tony Abbott is the award-winning author of more than 80 books for young readers, including Firegirl, The Postcard, and the Secrets of Droon series. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.

Bill Perkins' wit, insight, and penetrating stories make him a sought-after speaker by corporate and Christian groups. He has conducted business and leadership seminars across the country for Christian groups and companies such as Domino's Pizza and Alaska Airlines. He has appeared on nationally broadcast radio and television shows, including The O'Reilly Factor. A bestselling author, his books include When Good Men Are Tempted and Awaken the Leader Within. He and his wife live in West Linn, Oregon.

Reviews

"Full of mystery and intrigue, this book had me completely transfixed."--Ridley Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of the Kingdom Keepers series
"The Copernicus Legacy takes you on a fantastical journey that is as eye-opening as it is page-turning. With mysteries hiding behind secrets coded in riddle, this book is like a Dan Brown thriller for young readers. The further you get, the more you must read!"--Angie Sage, New York Times bestselling author of the Septimus Heap series
"Tony Abbott is such an amazing storyteller, Copernicus should've named a star after him. With codes to crack, clues to unravel, and bad guys to outrun, this is one thrilling, smart, and fun read! I can't wait for the next chapter is this stellar new series."--Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author
"A sprawling and fast-paced adventure in the great tradition of Robert Ludlum, Ian Fleming, and other masters whose tales loom larger than life. Readers are in for a real treat."--David Lubar, author of Flip, Wizards of the Game, and Hidden Talents
"The Copernicus Legacy has it all: A secret code, priceless relics, murderous knights, a five-hundred-year-old mystery, and a story full of friendship, family, humor, and intelligence."--Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers and Every Soul a Star
"With engaging characters, a globe-trotting plot and dangerous villains, it is hard to find something not to like. Equal parts edge-of-your-seat suspense and heartfelt coming-of-age."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"With word games and rebus puzzles to spare, this whirling first entry in a projected six-part series from Abbott has international intrigue, fast-paced action, entertaining characters, and a healthy helping of science history."--Booklist
"Fast-paced and clever, the novel reads like a mashup of the National Treasure films and The Da Vinci Code."--Publishers Weekly
"The author masterfully pulls all the threads together and creates an engaging thriller enhanced by codes, puzzles, exotic locales, and narrow escapes."--School Library Journal
"This lively escapade will suit fans of the 39 Clues series who are looking for a new puzzle to solve."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books