The Magnificent 12: The Power
Michael Grant, author of the New York Times bestselling Gone books, shows his funny side in this fantasy-adventure series, which concludes with this fourth book.Monty Python-like humor makes the Magnificent 12 perfect for fans of funny, action-filled series like Dan Gutman's Genius Files. The characters travel across the world, which also makes this series a great pick for readers and teachers with an interest in geography.In The Magnificent 12: The Power, time is running out for Mack MacAvoy and the Magnificent Twel--er--Seven! In just a few short days, the Pale Queen will emerge from her earthly prison to destroy the world.If Mack and the Magnificent Twel--er--Seven can convince the traitor Valin to switch sides, and then assemble the other four Magnifica, the Pale Queen won't stand a chance. It will all be over!Maybe.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 130 x 194 x 15mm | 504g
- 01 Dec 2014
- United States
Back cover copy
There is no power without the Twelve!Time is running out for Mack MacAvoy and the Magnificent Twel--er--Seven! In just a few short days, the Pale Queen will emerge from her earthly prison to destroy the world.But Mack and the Magnificent Twel--er--Seven are all but powerless against the Pale Queen and her evil daughter, Risky, unless they can assemble the other five magnifica. The first step is to convince the evil traitor Valin to come over to the good side, a task that will force Mack to face his pogonophobia once and for all.(What? You've never heard of pogonophobia? It's a thing, we swear. At least, it's a thing for Mack. A serious thing. You'll see.)If they can convince Valin to switch sides and assemble the other four magnifica, the Pale Queen won't stand a chance. It will all be over!Maybe.Mack's hilarious adventures continue in this fourth and final installment in Michael Grant's The Magnificent 12 series.
Praise for The Magnificent 12: The Call: "Grant's brand of action and humor should satisfy both those readers who get down with fantasy and those who prefer to send it up."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books