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Author Appearance: Scott Peterson and Joshua Pruett, SHIPWRECKERS

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Shipwreckers: The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses - or - We Nearly Died. A Lot. (ages 8-12)


When Dani and her big brother Mike find themselves aboard the ill-fated river expedition of careless adventurer, Captain Kevin, they must work together to save themselves and the captain from all manner of deadly trials and traps.

Complete with treacherous temples, ancient idols, and plenty of explosions, Shipwreckers is a big adventure that brings humor along for a dangerous and thrilling ride up the Amazon. In a place where laughter meets non-stop action, you'll find Shipwreckers and its cast of soon-to-be fan-favorite characters.

About the Authors

Scott Peterson is the Emmy-Award Nominated Executive Producer and Showrunner of the Netflix animated series The Last Kids on Earth, and the author of The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Packand Phineas and Ferb's Guide to Life.

Joshua Pruett is a Primetime Emmy & Annie Award Nominated Writer on Disney's Phineas and FerbMilo Murphy's Law, Netflix's Mystery Science Theater 3000, and The Last Kids on Earth. He wrote The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack and the horror anthology, The Misery Company.


"A pulpy, screwball novel...A journey spiked with absurdity... Fans of swashbuckling adventures will find much to enjoy."―Kirkus Reviews
"Readers who like over-the-top adventure tales will enjoy the numerous unbelievable situations the characters find themselves in... The captain's lame jokes and puns will appeal to the tween crowd, as will the Indiana Jones-style adventures."―School Library Connection
"An out-of-control ROLLER COASTER of fun, filled with hilarious characters and real heart. Peterson and Pruett have made magic here."―Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, cocreators of Disney's Phineas and Ferb
"Funny, warm, and weird, Shipwreckers is full of wildly inventive adventure! Peterson and Pruett really deliver the goods. I hate them a little."―Max Brallier, author of the New York Times and USA Today best-selling series The Last Kids on Earth