Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy (Kid Detective Zet) (Volume 4)
Something scary is happening in ancient Egypt . . . Discover the bone-chilling secrets in this spooky mystery! When 12-year-old Zet comes face-to-face with a whispering mummy, Zet’s eyes practically pop out of his head. Goosebumps race down his neck. Why is a mummy haunting his front door? What does the scary monster want? Zet
Something scary is happening in ancient Egypt . . . Discover the bone-chilling secrets in this spooky mystery!
When 12-year-old Zet comes face-to-face with a whispering mummy, Zet’s eyes practically pop out of his head. Goosebumps race down his neck. Why is a mummy haunting his front door? What does the scary monster want? Zet quickly joins forces with his 11-year-old sister Kat and best friend Hui. The three kids need to unwind this spine-tingling mystery fast, because there’s a zany rumor that they’re cursed. If they don’t, their world might just come unraveled! Clues send them tiptoeing through the hotspots of ancient Egypt–running into hieroglyphics covered tombs and frantically paddling up and down the Nile on a wild mummy chase. They soon suspect this will be their spookiest mystery ever!
Readers will appreciate this fun, smart, exciting step up from Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House and R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps as it “lends itself to being read by kids moving beyond chapter books.” The short chapters provide easy wins for middle school readers and makes it perfect for school reading lists. Fans of the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and Indiana Jones will be right at home. This is a middle-grade book for boys, a middle-grade book for girls. Popular in kids book clubs and homeschooling. An action oriented tale that’s a great way to introduce middle-school youngsters to the world of ancient Egypt. “A big hit in our library, can’t keep it on the shelf. Don’t miss this must-read!” – E. Crow, Librarian
“Mummies. Curses. Clues to unravel…Scott Peters has done it again.” ~ S.D. Brown, author of The Lake Quilt Mystery
~ Perfect for all kids ages 9-12 (Lexile: 490-570)
“Excellent ‘Indiana Jones’ style mystery.” – Top Reviewer
6th grade ELA/SS: “My co-teacher and I have used (Book 1) for the past 2 years and the students absolutely love it!” Janine Taft. Teachers, librarians, and parents will appreciate the ancient civilizations facts and geography and appropriate language for Ages 8-14 Grades 3-7 | #1 Amazon best-selling series in Children’s Geography & Cultures > Action & Adventure | ACTION. SMART. EXCITING | Packed with Ancient Egypt References | Also available: BOOK 1, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN SCROLL, BOOK 2: MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET, & BOOK 3, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN TEMPLE | FREE shipping when you get the first 3 books in the series!
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