Picking up where Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days" left off, Phileas Fogg's teenage son, Harry, is in trouble. He has made a bet that he can drive a steam-powered motor-car around the world in 100 days. So along with a brilliant but shy mechanic, a sly female journalist, and the son of his opponent in the wager, Harry sets off on a race against time. The trip isn't easy, especially with dissension within the group. The question is, will they be able to finish . . .because the stakes are inconceivably high. "A thrilling, thoroughly road-worthy joy ride." - "Kirkus Reviews," starred review "Fun and suspenseful." - "Booklist.
About the Author
Gary Blackwood is an American-born author living in Nova Scotia whose popular books for young readers include The Shakespeare Stealer(Puffin), which received the ALA Best Book for Young Adults, Shakespeare's Scribe, Shakespeare's Spy, and Around the World in 100 Days, which was a Smithsonian Notable Book.