The Doomsday Mask
by Simon Rose
In a desperate race against time, Josh and Erica must prevent the mask of Kulkaan from falling into the hands of the shadowy Crystalline Order, in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Themes: adventure, history
“Juvenile readers from 10-14 will be spellbound by The Doomsday Mask and they will learn a bit of interesting world history and paleontology along the way. ” Midwest Book Review
Simon Rose was born in Derbyshire, England. He graduated from university with a degree in history and has lived in Canada since 1990. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature of West Redding, CT. Simon offers a wide variety of presentations, workshops and author-in-residence programs for schools and libraries, covering such topics as the writing process, editing and revisions. He is a regular speaker at conferences and festivals, and has served as a juror for numerous literary prizes and awards, including the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature in 2007. Simon, his two children, and his dog and cat live in Calgary. Brit Writers speaks with Simon Rose