Michael Northrop brings his love of Egyption history, his explosive adventure writing, and his dynamic personality to TombQuest. He has been fascinated by ancient Egypt since he was a kid. 


Michael Northrop

Michael Northrop

Michael Northrop's first young adult novel, Gentlemen, earned him a Publishers Weekly Flying  Start citation, and his second, Trapped, was an Indie Next List pick and an ALA/YALSA Readers' Choice List selection. His first middle-grade novel, Plunked, was named one of the best children's books of the year by the New York Public Library and the Bank Street College of Education. He was a senior editor at Sports Illustrated Kids from 2000 to 2008, and his articles and stories have been published widely.

When he’s not researching mummies, Michael writes full-time from his home in New York City.