Spell Robbers (Hardcover)

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This fast paced, action packed novel is full of fun and surprises. But that's not what I love about it. Mathew Kirby is specially gifted in writing amazing characters that you get to know, care about, and wish you could meet. It's why he's one if my favorite authors and he shines in this book like all his others. This story is about using your imagination to change reality and the consequences and dangers that go along with it. Watching how his characters handle this precarious situation was most fun of all. I have read all of Matthew Kirby's books and loved them all. This is no exception.

— From Patti H.


A magical crime saga filled with marvelous thrills, high action, and extraordinary adventure, from critically acclaimed author Matthew J. Kirby.
After Ben Warner is recruited to join a "science camp" led by the eccentric quantum physicist Dr. Madeleine Hughes, he quickly realizes it's no regular science camp. Along with his new friend, Peter, Ben discovers the secret, powerful art of Actuation -- the ability to change reality by simply imagining it differently.
When a mysterious group of men invade Dr. Hughes's laboratory, abducting her and stealing her precious equipment, Ben and Peter are suddenly caught up in a turf war between dangerous actuators desperate for Dr. Hughes's innovative technology. And as Ben and Peter are pulled into a perilous, hidden world full of impossibilities now made possible, will their combined powers be enough to save Dr. Hughes and vanquish their enemies before it's too late?
From Edgar Award-winning author Matthew J. Kirby comes a fast-paced, boldly imagined tale of friendship, deadly adventure, and the infinite power of imagination.

About the Author

Matthew J. Kirby is the critically acclaimed author of the middle-grade novels ICEFALL, which won the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, and THE CLOCKWORK THREE. He was born in Utah and grew up in Maryland, California, and Hawaii. Matthew is currently at work on his next novel. Visit his website at www.matthewjkirby.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780545502269
ISBN-10: 0545502268
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: January 28th, 2014
Pages: 263
Language: English
Series: Quantum League