The Red Pyramid
Since her mother's death, Sadie has become a de facto orphan. As she lives quietly with her ancient grandparents in London, her brother Carter travels to faraway lands with his father, the eminent Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. When the family is finally reunited at the British Museum for a... show more
Since her mother's death, Sadie has become a de facto orphan. As she lives quietly with her ancient grandparents in London, her brother Carter travels to faraway lands with his father, the eminent Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. When the family is finally reunited at the British Museum for a mysterious "research experiment," Sadie is nervously hopeful that things will be better. Instead, a sudden catastrophe occurs: Her father is suddenly banished to oblivion and she and her frightened sibling realize that the gods of Egypt are reawakening and at least one of these resurrected deities is targeting his long sleeping ire on the Kanes! A bestseller in hardcover; now in paperback for the first time.
Publish date: August 16th 2011
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged
Edition language: English
Series: Kane Chronicles (#1)
Boring with incredibly simplistic writing. Yes, I know it's middle grade fiction with children as the target audience, but so was the first Harry Potter and The Hobbit, which both offered immediately engaging characters, fascinating new-but-familiar worlds, and a sly humor that sucked me in immediat...
I know I'm super late, but I'm finally jumping on the Rick Riordan bandwagon. I wanted to start with The Lightning Thief, but I couldn't find it at the library, so I read The Red Pyramid instead. And I really liked it! Egyptian mythology! YES. YES. YES. I'm not too familiar with Egyptian mythology...
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan, is a book about two kids who find out they have magical powers from ancient Egypt. It begins with visitation day when Carter and his dad, Julius, go see Sadie, Carter’s sister, in England, and go to the museum which has the Rosetta Stone. Julius destroys the stone, r...
2.5 starsI found it ironic that just few days ago, I finished Riordan's The Sword of Summer, and it was one of my favorite books of the year, and now I (kind of) finished this and this was my least favorite book of his. I picked this up because I was still on a high after reading Riordan's latest an...
This is a fun middle grade book. It's first in the Kane Chronicles series and while I was concerned it would be Percy Jackson with Egypt it's not. The Red Pyramid follows Sadie and Carter, two siblings (that are POC, which is so exciting because how often does that happen), whose father accidenta...
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