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We Are Not Eaten by Yaks: An Accidental Adventure

Booklaunch with C. Alexander London

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
6:15 PM–7:30 PM

5:00 – 7:00 Himalayan Happy Hour
This is a happy hour because while your child is engaged on an adventurous scavenger hunt in the galleries you can enjoy a sip of wine at the bar. All you have to do is buy a book and have it signed and that’s your child’s instant passport to the Himalayan scavenger hunt
6:15 – 7:00 Scavenger Hunt for Kids
7:05 – 7:30 Reading by the Author

Books available at the Shop @ RMA for $12.99 (members receive a 10% discount). Buy a book by 6:30 p.m. and receive free admission to the museum’s galleries!

Eleven-year-old twins Oliver and Celia Navel do not like adventures, despite the fact that they live on the 4½th floor of the Explorers Club with their parents, world-famous adventurers and daredevils. Well, parent. Singular. Their mother has gone missing, and their father has bet the evil Sir Edmund S. Tithletorpe-Schmidt III that he’ll find her and make one of the greatest discoveries in history. And the stakes of his bet? Oliver and Celia will be his servants until they graduate from high school. So the twins must give up a summer of TV and head to Tibet where they fall out of airplanes, battle Yetis, discover secret caves, and ride one very large yak. If they can survive their ordeal, if they can decipher the clues, and if they can outwit Sir Edmund, they might just reunite their family, save the world . . . and get cable TV.
On the scavenger hunt, drop in on one of the least-explored regions on earth, learn to identify a fake ancient Tibetan manuscript, and beware the Lords of the Charnel Grounds!