Ronald Zupan is a daring master adventurer But he actually hasn't experienced any grand adventures . . . YET When his world-traveling parents are kidnapped on his twelfth birthday, Ronald seizes the chance to prove himself with a dazzling, danger-defying rescue operation.
Teaming up with his trusty butler Jeeves, his quick-witted fencing nemesis Julianne Sato, and his pet cobra Carter, Ronald sets course for the jungle of Borneo where his parents were last sighted. If they can crash-land a plane and outrun a hungry snow leopard, surely they can find the secret lair of Zeetan Z, the world's most ruthless pirate But as their adventure becomes more and more dangerous, can Ronald and his companions muster enough courage to see this adventure through?
About the Author
Stephen Bramucci is an award-winning travel writer and adventurer. He's rowed down the Mekong Delta, crossed the Australian outback in a car powered by French fry oil, and explored ancient pirate islands in Madagascar. A lifelong animal lover, Steve's encounters with endangered species often come up in his classroom presentations. He lives in Los Angeles, California.@SteveBramArree Chung is the author and illustrator of Ninja! and Ninja! Attack of the Clan, as well as the illustrator of How to Pee: Potty Training for Boys/Girls. Prior to writing and illustrating picture books, Arree worked at Pixar. To pursue his passion, Arree enrolled at the Art Center College of Design where he learned to draw, paint, and think differently. He lives with his family in San Francisco, California. www.arree.com@arreechung