Jake Atlas - tomb robber, treasure hunter, troublemaker! When Jake's parents van
ish, Jake and his sister team up with shady tomb robbers to find them in the Egy
ptian desert in this riveting page-turning adventure by award-winning author Rob
Lloyd Jones. The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealin
g; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The sib
lings can't stop fighting - with each other and with their parents, stuffy profe
ssors of Ancient History.
But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the
day they discover the truth about their boring mum and dad. When the family go
to Cairo on holiday, and Jake and Pan's parents mysteriously vanish, it's up to
the twins to find them. They team up with shady tomb robbers, master high-tech g
adgets and locate a lost tomb in this story of a family that finds itself in the
deserts of Egypt.