Thursday, 27 October 2016

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas by Jonathan W. Stokes

This is an awesome story.  What to do when your aunt and uncle, who are your legal guardians, are abducted.  If you're Addison Cooke, you call in your sister and your best friends and you plan a rescue.

As museum curators, his aunt and uncle don't lead the boring life you might expect, instead, they are often travelling to far off, exotic sounding places hunting for lost treasures.  Unfortunately for all of them, this time they have found a clue that has put them in peril.  With the help of his sister Molly, and with his best friends Eddie and Raj, the four are set to venture forth across the globe to follow the remaining clues and find the treasure and their family.

I loved this book.  It was fun and exciting;  I could hardly put it down.  Not only was it full of adventure, I was also introduced to the the history of the Incas.  Along the way, the group faces physical as well as moral challenges.  Young readers should find the resolution to each encouraging.

Author Jonathan W. Stokes has signed a multi-book deal with his publisher, leading me to expect that Addison and his fellow explorers have at least a few missions ahead of them.

Cover image courtesy Penguin RandomHouse Canada.

*I received an advanced reader copy of this book from Indigo Books & Music Inc. in exchange for an honest review*


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