Chupacabra by Roland SmithChupacabra by Roland Smith


byRoland Smith

Paperback | January 6, 2015

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Monsters of legend come to life! The third thrilling title in Roland Smith's popular Cryptid Hunters series.

A mythic creature, a captive girl, and trouble at every turn!

Marty O'Hara and his best friend, Luther Smyth, have set off on their most urgent quest yet: an undercover search not for another mythical cryptid, but for Grace Wolfe - Marty's cousin, Luther's friend, and the daughter of famed zoologist Travis Wolfe. Hoping to find out more about her mother, Grace has formed a shaky alliance with her grandfather, the notorious Noah Blackwood. Now she's living with him at his Seattle Ark . . . where she feels just as captive as all the other animals in his zoo.

But strange experiments are taking place in the levels of laboratories beneath the Blackwood's Ark. Because if Noah Blackwood can't trap a cryptid, then he and his team of mad scientists just might have to create one. With Blackwood's henchman Butch McCall hot on the kids' heels and trouble at every turn, are Marty, Luther, and Grace on a collision course with a blood-sucking chupacabra?

ROLAND SMITH first worked with animals at the Portland Zoo, and he has been involved in animal rescues and conservation work around the world for more than twenty years. He is the author of numerous books for young readers, including Jack's Run, Zach's Lie, Cryptid Hunters, Peak, Tentacles, and the Storm Runners series. He is also the ...
Title:ChupacabraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.55 × 5.23 × 0.7 inPublished:January 6, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545178185

ISBN - 13:9780545178181


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Let Down This one was a major let down from the amazing adventures established in Cryptid Hunters and Tentacles. The adventure isn't as fun, the characters aren't as interesting and the setting isn't nearly so exciting.
Date published: 2016-11-24

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Tentacles:

"A high-octane page-turner that will reel readers in and keep them riveted." -School Library Journal

"Swashbuckling adventure, narrow escapes, sea monsters: The fascinating science of cryptids and Smith's fast-paced story will capture the imagination of any action-loving reader." -Book Page