The Ghostly Thief of Time, a book for adventurous kids


Hey, the second book in my kids' book series is out today! It's Ghostly Thief of Time: The EMU Club Adventures, Book Two.

In this thrilling installment, the kids stop arguing about who is the leader of the club long enough to solve a mystery we've all wondered about: Why does time move so slowly at certain times, like right at the end of a school day?

But, as in Book One (Alien Invasion in My Backyard), the answer to this ordinary, mundane mystery is anything but ordinary and mundane. The kids discover ghostly apparitions, time-space conundrums and mysterious technology that force them to try to save themselves, their school, and maybe the world.

Wow, what a nice reaction I got to the first book. It got some wonderful reviews , and kids really seem to love these stories. As Cory said, these books are "for the curious and adventurous," and I hope you have the good fortune to know a kid who is both.

I also hope you'll enjoy a piece Boing Boing will run this week about the differences, and similarities, I've found between creating for adults (Tom the Dancing Bug) and for kids.



You can order Ghostly Thief of Time: The EMU Club Adventures, Book Two on Amazon. Also, for a limited time, you can order both books, signed, sketched & delivered, as a set.

P.S. Here's Ruben on the kidlit inspirations for The EMU Club Adventures. — Ed. Read the rest

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