Author(s): Rob Lloyd Jones
Jake Atlas and his family are on the run, hunted by international police while chasing the mysterious People of the Snake to stop them from hiding the secret history of humankind. But when the family's friend, Sami, is poisoned, the People of the Snake force the Atlases to work for them in exchange for a cure. Their mission: to locate a legendary lost city and the tomb of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl in the jungles of Honduras - home to bandits, big cats, tarantulas and crocodiles. But the family's greatest enemy is themselves, as their squabbles threaten to get them into even deeper trouble. In order to reach the tomb, the family must survive ancient traps, jump out of a crashing plane, escape a jaguar's lair, climb a cliff of skulls, jump over a huge waterfall and escape from a trap of swinging blades! A brilliant heart-thumping sequel to the increasingly popular Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake, this is another high-octane adventure, full of laughs and high-tech gadgets, from an award-winning author. From the award-winning author of Wild Boy and Wild Boy and the Black Terror. Full of humour and plenty of high-tech gadgets, this book will have huge appeal for boys and girls. Jake Atlas - tomb robber, treasure hunter, troublemaker - in a new action-packed adventure.
Rob was born in San Francisco but grew up in England. After studying Ancient History at university, he worked for a bit in advertising and then started writing for a children's publishing company. He's written over 30 non-fiction books, mostly about history, and Wild Boy is his first novel. He lives in Sussex with his wife and young son.