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The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

Series: Judy Moody
by Megan McDonald Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Avast, ye scum buckets and scallywags! Join Judy and Stink's second adventure, crawling with pirates and puzzles, carbuncles and chuckles.

It is a pirate-themed holiday for Judy and Stink on historic Ocracoke Island, home of Blackbeard. Once the siblings tackle and win a scavenger hunt, they include the competition on their prize trip - a sail on a real pirate ship. With a mix of pirate slang, jokes, Morse code, and puzzles, enlivened with full-color cartoons throughout, this book is a humorous summer read.

As soon as the Moody family drops anchor on 'Artichoke' Island, they are greeted by the mysterious Cap'n Weevil, a one-eyed buccaneer with a scraggly beard and a secret treasure map. Before you can say 'Davy Jones' Locker', Stink and Judy are racing across the island in search of gold. But — shiver me timbers! — they're not the only salty dogs looking for loot. Can Mad Molly O'Maggot and Scurvy Stink beat their rivals — Tall Boy and Smart Girl? Not unless they can find hidden the clues, crack the secret codes and solve the tricky puzzles, all before time runs out! Aaarrr!

This is the second full-color adventure to give Judy Moody and Stink equal billing. Readers will love the fresh setting, the lively race to the treasure and puzzling out the clues with Judy and Stink.

"With a mix of pirate slang, silly jokes, Morse code, and tantalizing puzzles, enlivened with full-color cartoons throughout, this book is a humorous summer read." — School Library Journal

7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Guided Reading
Book Type
Chapter Book
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Megan McDonald Megan McDonald applies her childhood memories and vivid imagination to writing children's stories like Funnybones and Judy Moody Gets Famous!
Peter H. Reynolds

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