'Has everything I like: humour, action, great characters and awesome mythology!' Rick Riordan, bestselling author of Percy Jackson 'A new star is born.' Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of ArtemisFowl Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. Whilst her classmates are jetting off to exotic locales, she'll be at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture where her mother works. Is it any wonder that Aru makes up stories about being royalty, traveling to Paris, and having a chauffeur? When Aru's schoolmates dare her to prove that the museum's Lamp of Bharata is cursed, she doesn't think there's any harm in lighting it. Little does Aru know that lighting the lamp has dire consequences. She unwittingly frees the Sleeper, an ancient demon whose duty it is to awaken the God of Destruction. Her classmates and beloved mother are frozen in time, and, accompanied by a wise-cracking pigeon and her long-lost half-sister, it's up to Aru to save them.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published on May 3, 2018 by Scholastic
ISBN-10: 1407185799
ISBN-13: 9781407185798
3 Book Reviews
  • ananyadhar05
    ananyadhar05over 1 year55 stars
    This book is amazing
    • watercolrwonder
      watercolrwonderabout 3 years44 stars
      I just finished this book last night, and it was so good! It has all the charm of the first Aru Shah book, but with lots of new and fun characters. You definitely will need the glossary in the back to keep track of all the new gods, demons, and other players in the story!
      • jchen
        jchenover 4 years
        Cool book