Unlucky Charms by Adam Rex
(The Cold Cereal Saga)

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For fans of Artemis Fowl and Percy Jackson & the Olympians comes the second book in Adam Rex's acclaimed Cold Cereal Saga, about three kids who must save the world from the diabolical schemes of an evil breakfast company.

Scottish Play Doe and his friends may have escaped from the clutches of the evil Nimue, but they're not out of the woods just yet.

The Goodco Cereal Company's quest to take over the world is quickly gaining momentum: it has already started to sell cereals containing the magical chemical Intellijuice and, what's worse, has kidnapped one of the world's most important public figures, the Queen of England, and replaced her with goblin impersonators.

When Scott and the others learn that Goodco is holding the real queen captive in a magical other-England, they decide to pass through a rift in the time-space continuum and rescue her—and hopefully convince the faeries to stop the invasion that will bring about the end of the world as they know it.

 

About Adam Rex

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Adam Rex is the author of many children's books, including the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, the middle-grade novel The True Meaning of Smekday, and the teen novel Fat Vampire. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife. You can visit him online at www.adamrex.com.
 
Published February 5, 2013 by Balzer + Bray. 405 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Meanwhile supergenius Emily, sasquatch ex-librarian Biggs and the others stay stateside to work on cryptic clues (what would a story like this be without cryptic clues?) and prevent Nimue from seizing the portal.

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Unlucky Charms, the sequel to Adam Rex's Cold Cereal, continues in the same vein, with lots of wacky mayhem, wordplay, mythology, time travel, and pop culture references.

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