'Extraordinary' The Observer | A Guardian Booksellers' Book of the Year | Chosen by Science Museum Group for the Gadgeteers STEM Summer Reading Challenge | Selected for the Schools Love Reading programme
When Kip Bramley receives a cryptic invitation, delivered by a beetle-shaped drone that appears to be breathing, his world changes forever.
Soon he finds himself chasing riddles and solving puzzles set 400 years earlier by a mysterious genius. Kip, his new friends, and their furry sidekicks must stay one step ahead to find the Ark of Ideas. But dark forces are closing in and getting closer...
‘Deeply hilarious, highly intelligent...’ Children's Books Ireland
‘A mind-blowing, puzzle-packed, epic adventure...such a fantastic book, packed with so many ideas...it’s hard to sum it up in one sentence!’ Kieran Larwood, Author
‘An ideal choice for whole class reading’ readingzone.com
As seen in: The Times, The Week Junior, WRD About Books | Waterstones 5 stars; Toppsta 5 stars; Amazon 4.8 stars
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