Written by John Seven
Published by Capstone Young Readers
"A flying start for a series that puts in a strong bid for Magic Treehouse grads ... with tantalizing hints of adventures to come."
"Full of action and intriguing concepts and possibilities ...This sci-fi foray is sure to be embraced by kids who once relished the time-traveling adventures in Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series or Jon Scieszka’s Time Warp Trio and those who enjoy The Infinity Ring.”
- School Library Journal
"A fast-paced and entertaining novel that leaps from the Roman Empire to the 25th century before settling into 17th-century Prague ... readers should be drawn into the siblings' comical misadventures as they investigate whether an alchemist is trying to pull a fast one over on the Holy Roman Emperor."
- Publishers Weekly
"What makes The Alchemist War such a great read is the use of time travel to
incorporate the learning of history, all the while the humor, action, and mystery keeps you turning the pages ...VVshould please children looking for a fun and adventures new series to dive into, and parents will be happy that there’s more than 'fluff' and techno gadgets between the covers." - Book Swoon
"The books contain interesting technology and a thought-provoking vision of the future. The family's attempts to correct history often produce hilarious consequences. These books should prove popular among fans of the previous books in the series, as well as middle-grade readers in general. Both male and female readers will enjoy the Faradays' adventures in this fun and exciting series." - Voice of Youth Advocates