The Magnificent 12: The Call: The Call by Michael GrantThe Magnificent 12: The Call: The Call by Michael Grant

The Magnificent 12: The Call: The Call

byMichael Grant

Paperback | July 26, 2011

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Sometimes One Hero Isn’t Enough

Mack MacAvoy suffers from a serious case of mediumness. Medium looks. Medium grades. And with a list of phobias that could make anyone crazy, Mack never would have guessed that he is destined for a more-than-medium life.

And then one day a three-thousand-year-old man named Grimluk appears and delivers some startling news: Mack is one of the Magnificent 12. An evil force is on its way and it’s up to Mack to track down eleven other twelve-year-olds to stop it. He will battle the wicked Ereskigal, also known as Risky. But Risky sounds a little scary and Mack doesn’t want to be a hero. Will he answer the call?

Michael Grant, author ofMessenger of Fear, the Gone series, and the Magnificent Twelve series, has spent much of his life on the move. Raised in a military family, he attended ten schools in five states, as well as three schools in France. Even as an adult he kept moving, and in fact he became a writer in part because it was one of the...
Title:The Magnificent 12: The Call: The CallFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.54 inPublished:July 26, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061833673

ISBN - 13:9780061833670


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Needs more I felt that while I was reading, the book was moving along too fast, and the author may not have explained-described enough throughout the book. For example, the story would say "Bob went on a ship.", then suddenly skip to "Bob saw a wrench in the hotel room after he got off the plane." It does
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny and Fantastic This book is really funny. Its also very adventurous. Great buy. :-)
Date published: 2014-09-15

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