Author’s Spotlight and Book Review/Giveaway: Secret Agent Jack Stalwart Book 13 & 14. Ends Jan 17th
About the Author: Elizabeth Singer Hunt is originally from New Orleans and now lives in Northern California. Inspired by her love of travel, she created the Secret Agent Jack Stalwart series as a way to educate children about the countries and cultures of the world. It has been selected by Britain’s Education Secretary as a “must read” for boys, featured on various UK talk and radio shows and awarded a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award medal for helping to “inspire children to read, to learn and to dream.” http://elizabethsingerhunt.com/bio
Click to learn more about Jack’s adventures and to read the first chapter of each book.
About the Book: The Hunt for the Yeti Skull (Book 13) Jack has become the most decorated secret agent for the Global Protection Force, but during the day he’s still just an ordinary kid who has to put up with annoying people—like Marko Mayer, a new student in Jack’s rock-climbing class. When Jack and Marko race to the top of the wall, Marko stomps on Jack’s hand and wins—then has the nerve to gloat! But Jack has no time to sulk—the GPF needs him inNepal. A plane carrying a team of scientists has gone missing overMount Everest. They were thought to be carrying the first true Yeti skull ever recovered—proof that the legendary Abominable Snowman really existed. Jack quickly discovers that a greedy collector is behind the theft—and he may have hired Jack’s archnemesis for the job. Can Jack and his fellow agents use their climbing skills to brave the highest mountain on earth and recover the priceless skull?
About the Book: The Mission to Find Max (Book 14) Jack joined the Global Protection Force for two reasons: to thwart evil around the world and to rescue his brother, Max, who went missing while working as a GPF agent. The GPF refused to share any details with Jack about Max’s where abouts, but on two previous missions, Jack had collected clues that pointed to Max is being inEgypt. Now Jack has reason to believe that King Tut’s diadem—a crown thought to have magical powers—is the cause of Max’s disappearance. The crown was so important that King Tut was buried with it on his head, but when the boy-pharaoh’s tomb was opened in 1922, an assistant archaeologist named Omar Massri stole the artifact. Could a descendant of Massri somehow be involved in Max’s disappearance? Jack and his old friend Kate must prevent an ancient and terrible curse of the pharaohs from wreaking havoc, or elseEgypt—and Jack’s brother—could be doomed.
If your children loved reading Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys books then they will love Secret Agent Jack Stalwart Series. Each book is action packed and educational with geographical knowledge. The first few pages gives information related to Jack’s assigment with a map showing each destination of the country where Jack will visit, a Global Protection Force file on Jack, descriptions of the secret agent gadget instruction manual and his family profile.
Jack travels to a new country to fight evil villains and protect the world’s most precious people, places and possessions. In the Hunt for the Yeti Skull, Jack and his fellow agents use their climbing skills to brave the highest mountain to recover the priceless skull. Each book tells of Jack’s adventures and how Jack’s brother used to work for the agency but throughout the series is missing in action. And in each book Jack pick up cues to help him find his brother Max. And in the final book in the series, while renewing a search for his brother, Jack meets up with an agent and discovers King Tut’s diamond which might be the clue to finding his brother. Was Jack able to find his brother Max and bring him home? Read all about it in The Mission to Find Max.
Ages: 6 and up
Pages: 128 and 144
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
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