Empire Of Ruins

March 1, 2011|
Empire Of Ruins by Arthur Slade
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While Modo has spent a quiet winter recovering from hisadventure in the dark deeps, talk of ancient Egyptianruins in the midst of the Australian rainforest has been swirlingaround London. A temple bulges with riches, but also containsdanger: the infamous God Face. No one knows what the GodFace is or what it is made of, but it is rumoured to be a powerfulweapon; anyone who looks upon it will be driven mad.

Modo’s next assignment? Go to Queensland in Australiaand discover the truth behind the God Face. He won’t be alone:Octavia and even Mr. Socrates will be accompanying him, aswell as Mrs. Finchley, Modo’s beloved caregiver from childhooddays. But hot on their trail is the Clockwork Guild, witha brand-new weapon—mechanical birds, capable of transmittingsignals as well as delivering poison.

With an airship battle, an escape from spear-waving nativesand an astounding discovery—one that hinges on Modo’strue appearance—the Hunchback Assignments series continuesto enthrall readers of all ages!

The first volume in ARTHUR SLADE’s Hunchback Assignments series won the prestigious TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and the second volume,The Dark Deeps, was a finalist for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Slade is also the author ofDust, a nat...
Title:Empire Of Ruins
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 1 in
Published:March 1, 2011
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554683581

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