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September, 2007 (Paperback, first printing)
0822567776 / 9780822567776
0822567792 / 9780822567790 (Paperback, first printing)
112 pages |
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|User Summary:||As the winner of an essay contest, you are one of six students from around the world given the privilege to join Professor Snackport on an exploration of the newly-rediscovered "Pyramid X." Needless to say, the mummies are not as quiet as one might hope.|
While you won't find any earth-shattering surprises here, this is a fun exploration of a reasonably familiar genre, made a bit more vibrant through the colorful illustrations and comic-book sequences. There's not a whole lot in the way of plot or internal consistency, but if you want some spooky goings-on in an Egyptian pyramid, it delivers the basics and has some fun endings. I might not have enjoyed this quite as much on my own, but I ended up reading it with my five-year-old son (at his request -- he loves mummies and comic books) and we didn't stop until we had mapped out every path in the book (though we had to take a breather in the middle when it got just a little too scary). He's now eager to find more from this series, and hopefully I'll be able to track some down before too long!
|Special Thanks:||Thanks to Ken G. for the cover scans.|
|Users Who Own This Item:||AndreAntunes, Demian, gruselkatze, jdreller, knginatl (PB), ManxAlleyCat|
|Users Who Want This Item:||Pseudo_Intellectual|
Known EditionsPaperback, first printing