Synopses & Reviews
The Time Warp Trio is back, and up to hieroglyphic high jinks in the land of pyramids and Pharaohs! When Joe's sister Anna accidently opens The Book, Joe, Sam, and Fred suddenly find themselves in ancient Egypt. Soon the Time Warpers are dodging crocodiles on the Nile, outwitting the evil high priest, and searching for an escape route from a mummy-making chamber. Can their new friend Thutmose III help them?
"Readers...will enjoy the fast flying action of this tale". -- Booklist
'[The Time Warp Trio\'s] tongue-in-cheek humor, laced with understatement and wordplay, makes for laugh-out-loud reading. (School Library Journal, starred review) '
Everyone's favorite time-travelers are changing their style! The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka's wacky brand of humor.
About the Author
Multiple award-winning author Jon Scieszka grew up in Flint, Michigan, the second oldest and the nicest of six boys. Jon went to school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana where he was a Lieutenant; Albion College in Michigan where he studied to be a doctor; and Columbia University in New York, where he received an M.F.A. in fiction. He taught elementary school in New York for ten years in a variety of positions. He is the author of many books for children including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (illustrated by Lane Smith), the Caldecott Honor book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (illustrated by Lane Smith), and Math Curse (illustrated by Lane Smith). In addition to his work as an author, Jon also runs a web-based literacy program called Guys Read” that is designed to encourage boys, particularly reluctant readers, to get involved with books. In 2008, Jon was named the countrys first National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and the Childrens Book Council. During his two-year role as Ambassador, he acted as a spokesperson for childrens literature, speaking to groups of parents, teachers, and children to encourage the importance of reading. You can visit Jon online at www.jsworldwide.com.