Fans of magic, mystery, and adventure will love this rollicking sequel to "The Sixty-Eight Rooms "a perfect next step for kids who lovethe Magic Tree House series, and just right for readers who love"Chasing Vermeer, The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, " and "Wonderstruck." Sixth graders Ruthie and Jack thought their adventures in the Thorne Rooms were over, until miniatures from the rooms start to disappear. Is it the work of the art thief who's on the loose in Chicago? Or has someone else discovered the secret of the Thorne Rooms' magic? Ruthie and Jack's quest to stop the thief takes them from modern day Chicago to 1937 Paris to antebellum South Carolina. But as more items disappear, including the key that allows them to shrink and access the past worlds, what was once just an adventure becomes a life and death race against the clock. Can Ruthie and Jack catch the thief and help the friends they meet on the way before the magic and the rooms are destroyed forever?Here's What People Are Saying about The Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventures
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About the Author
Dan Elish is the insanely gifted author of many novels for both adults and children, including "The Attack of the Frozen Woodchucks", "13" (based on the Broadway musical), and "The Worldwide Dessert Contest".
When he's not busy typing furiously away on his Lap-Top (not a Gum-Top or a Hat-Top or even a Balloon-Top), you can find Dan in New York City, where he lives with his wife, Andrea, and daughter, Cassie, and son, John.