The Goonies meets Indiana Jones and James Patterson's Treasure Hunters in this funny, action-filled adventure series!
Jonathan Stokes (www.jonathanwstokes.com) is a writer and director who has written screenplays for Fox, Paramount, Warner Brothers, and Sony/Columbia, and for actors such as Will Smith, Jeremy Renner, and Hugh Jackman. Jonathan's last four screenplays were all recognized on The Black List, an annual survey of Hollywood executives' favorite screenplays. He is the only screenwriter to have four scripts on The Hit List. Born in Manhattan, Jonathan now resides in Los Angeles where he can be found showing off his incredible taste in dishware and impressive 96% accuracy with high-fives.
Combines the derring-do of Indiana Jones with a genuine
archaeological mystery. Stokes brings a cinematic scope to the
story. This lively debut promises more seat-of-the-pants thrillsfor
readers who love adventure.--Booklist Cinematic pacing and action
drive the story, but it's Addison and his friends who will keep
readers engaged. Humor is never in short supply . . . and Addison's
endless optimism and irrepressible confidence in his own abilities
are endearing. A solid start to a new series, with a conclusion
that will leave readers hoping Addison and company return soon for
another adventure.--School Library Journal Addison is often one
step ahead of the adults, but his lead is constantly threatened,
building steady tension throughout the novel, screenwriter Stokes's
"What to give the kid who's read all the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books? Try Addison Cooke...this fast-paced adventure will enthrall middle-grade readers and leave them wanting more.--Parents