The red pyramid by Rick Riordan
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles) is a Egyptian mythological tale set in ancient Egypt, filled with strong characters. Read widely by children, this book narrates a fascinating adventure.
The Kane family visits the London museum, where Julius Kane uses the Rosetta stone to summon Osiris, the god of evil. Accidently five gods appear and Set, the brother of Osiris, imprisons Julius Kane. His son, Carter and daughter, Sadie Kane, run for their lives and try to find a way to free their father. They go on a terrifying journey from Egypt to south west America and meet many characters on the way. Some help them and some don't and the duo ultimately uncover the a hidden truth about their family. Misadventures occur and they finally get back to their original mission to save their father. Find out if they are successful in their endeavor, in the fascinating end to this book.
Each character in The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles) has an important role to play to take the story forward. The two protagonists are strong-willed and courageous, appealing to young readers. The book has been published by Penguin UK in 2011. It is available in mass market paperback.
- The book has been on New York Times number one bestseller list.
- Full of mystical characters and thrilling adventure, this book is the first in the series, followed by The Throne of Fire and The Serpents Shadow.
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