the treasure hunters series
by James Patterson & Chris Grabenstein

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life and I Funny comes a brilliantly original new adventure series, jam-packed with action, humor, and heart!

As the Kidd family travels the globe--braving encounters with pirates, shady art dealers, dangerous wild animals and scheming double-agents--can they follow clues to some of the greatest treasures in history, and save their lost parents?

Publisher: jimmy patterson publications

About the Authors

James Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, and his books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. A tireless champion of the power of books and reading, Patterson created a children's book imprint, "jimmy patterson", whose mission is simple: "We want every kid who finishes a Jimmy Book to say, 'Please give me another book.'" He has donated more than one million books to students and soldiers and funds over four hundred Teacher Education Scholarships at twenty-four colleges and universities. He has also donated millions to independent bookstores and school libraries. Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro-reading initiatives.

Chris Grabenstein is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics, The Island Of Dr. Libris, Welcome To Wonderland: HOME Sweet Motel and many other books, as well as the coauthor of numerous fun and funny page-turners with James Patterson, including I Funny, House Of Robots, Treasure Hunters, and Jacky Ha-Ha. Chris lives in New York City with his wife, J.J., two cats, and a dog named Fred.

Mark Shulman has been a camp counselor, a radio announcer, a maître d' in a fancy restaurant, a New York City tour guide, and a creative advertising guy. He's written many books about many things?sharks, storms, robots, palindromes, gorillas, dodo birds, Star Wars, Ben Franklin, how to hide stuff, how to voodoo your enemies, and how to make a video from start to finish. He's written picture books for Oscar de la Hoya (the boxer) and Shamu (the whale). Mark is from Rochester and Buffalo, New York, but he has lived in New York City for so very long that he tawks like he's from da Bronx. So do his kids. His wife, Kara, a grade school reading specialist, has perfect diction.

About the Illustrator

Juliana Neufeld is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Toronto, Canada. Drawing full time since 2009, Juliana keeps busy illustrating children's books, drawing comics, and clumsily trying to figure out ceramics. You can also find her work beside the occasional newspaper or magazine article and in nooks and crannies around the Internet.

She's enjoyed working with good folks at Little, Brown and Co.,The Globe and Mail and Arts & Crafts records and has illustrated books for Authors James Patterson and Vivek Shraya.


 
Treasure Hunters Volume 1 01: The Treasure Hunters - 480 pages - September 16, 2013 - For Sale

Authors: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Mark Shullman

Illustrator: Juliana Neufeld

Treasure Hunters Volume 2 The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their famous parents recover everything from swords to gold doubloons from the bottom of the ocean. But after their parents disappear n the job, the kids are suddenly thrust into the biggest treasure hunt of their lives. They'll have to work together to defeat dangerous pirates and dodge the hot pursuit of an evil treasure hunting rival, all while following cryptic clues to unravel the mystery of what really happened to their parents--and find out if they're still alive.
 
02: Danger Down the Nile - 480 pages - September 1, 2014 - For Sale

Authors: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

Illustrator: Juliana Neufeld

The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action!

Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may have completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile river in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids in the desert to wet-and-wild jungles--not to mention life-threatening encounters with wilderness diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys--in order to find the treasure and save the day.
 
Treasure Hunters Volume 3 03: Secret of the Forbidden City - 448 pages - September 14, 2015 - For Sale

Authors: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

Illustrator: Juliana Neufeld

The Kidds--treasure hunting family extraordinaire--are heading to China, on a journey that will lead them beyond the Great Wall and into the underbelly of Berlin.

Treasure Hunters Volume 4 Bick and Beck Kidd are desperately trying to secure the ancient Chinese artifact that will buy their mother's freedom from renegade pirates. But when the kidnappers force them to locate an even greater treasure--priceless paintings stolen by Nazis, the Kidds must rely on their own cunning and experience to outwit the criminals, all while their mom's life is on the line.
 
04: Peril at the Top of the World - 384 pages - July 11, 2016 - For Sale

Authors: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

Illustrator: Juliana Neufeld

Join the Kidds on their trek to exotic Russia and the dangerous Arctic as they outrun the bad guys in their search for stolen treasure.

After their adventures in China and Germany, the Kidd family is ready for some rest and relaxation. But when you're an ace treasure hunting team, there's always another adventure waiting around the corner! This time, the Kidds head to Russia where a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt has gone missing. Hot on the trail of the daring thieves, the Kidds race through the sinister streets of St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to track down the stolen treasure.

The action never stops with more chases, sneak attacks, spy missions, and doublecrossing than anyone can handle...except the Kidds!
 
Treasure Hunters Volume 5 05: Quest for the City of Gold - 384 pages - January 15, 2018 - For Sale

Authors: James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

Illustrator: Juliana Neufeld

Treasure Hunters box set 1 Gear up for an exciting new adventure with the thrill-seeking Kidds as they search for a missing city in South America made entirely of gold!

When Bick and Beck Kidd find a hidden trove of pirate treasure, it includes a map with clues to an even bigger score: the lost Incan city of Paititi. But treasure hunting is never easy--and when the map is stolen, the Kidds must rely on Storm's picture-perfect memory to navigate the dangerous Amazon jungle. Watch out for that nest of poisonous snakes!

To save the Amazon rainforest and stop a Peruvian tribe from losing their home, the Kidds must unlock the secrets to the missing map and find the fabled city of Paititi...before the bad guys find it first. The race is on!
 

Box Set #1 - October 13, 2015 - For Sale
In this gift set, the first three books in the bestselling adventure/comedy series takes readers around the world!
As the Kidd family travels the globe--braving encounters with pirates, shady art dealers, dangerous wild animals and scheming double-agents--can they follow clues to some of the greatest treasures in history, and save their lost parents? This boxed set contains paper-over-board editions of "Treasure Hunters", "Danger Down the Nile", and "Secret of the Forbidden City".