This is a book that students today will really relate to. Oliver and Celia Navel are twins with explorers for parents. Oliver and Celia would really like to just stay home and watch TV. They have their favorite programs and they really hate to miss them. Adventure definitely comes a-calling, though. Their mother has been missing for years and now they have to help their father not only find their mother but the lost Library of Alexandria. If they don’t, they will have to be slaves to Sir Edmund, and that is certainly something they don’t want to do. This is a great book with TONS of adventure. You will love it!
Review by Irene Taylor, Vista Elem. School Media Center
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 4-6
Look for the sequel, We Dine With Cannibals, in November 2011!