Dragon of Seas (Hardcover)

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In the fourth installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario concludes the mystery that took four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.


As the equinox approaches, Sheng, Elettra, Harvey, and Mistral know they must come together one last time. Armed with only a map and a top that seem to be broken, a collection of old coins, and a tile with four knives painted on it, the four kids meet in Shanghai to try to make sense of clues that their predecessors couldn't decipher. Meanwhile Sheng is haunted by a dream and by visions of a young boy who seems to understand their quest. The visions send the kids all over Shanghai, through abandoned water ducts and ancient tea houses, in search of the Pearl of the Sea Dragon, an ancient stone that they're sure is the last piece of the puzzle. But a germophobic supercriminal who never leaves his sterile Shanghai skyscraper will do anything to learn their secrets. . . .

Fans of Blue Balliet, Trenton Lee Stewart, and Michael Scott will be drawn to this Da Vinci Code-like adventure for kids.

About the Author

PierdomenicoBaccalario was born on March 6, 1974, in Acqui Terme, a small and beautiful town of Piedmont, Italy.While attending law school, Baccalario won an award forhis novel, The Road Warrior. It was one of the most beautiful days ofhis entire life. From that moment on, Baccalario wrote and published novels.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375858987
ISBN-10: 0375858989
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 25th, 2012
Pages: 304
Language: English