R.A. Montgomery The Abominable Snowman

ISBN 13: 9780553259650

The Abominable Snowman

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The Abominable Snowman by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on a mountaineering adventure in search of the fabled Yeti, or Abominable Snowman! 9-12 year old readers will travel to Kathmandu and explore the Himalaya Mountains, negotiating harsh weather conditions, facing down a band of violent smugglers, following mysterious footprints in the snow, and maybe even finding the Yeti!

Choose Your Own Adventure The Abominable Snowman is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next.

You and your best friend Carlos have traveled to Nepal in search of the Yeti. Carlos arrived three days before you and has not been heard from since. Do you search for him or strike out on your own? What do you make of the strange note he left for you? Could there be other dangers and other wonders in the high peaks of the Himalayas?

For readers who enjoyed other titles from the Choose Your Own Adventure series, including: Lost on the Amazon by R. A. Montgomery, Chinese Dragons by R. A. Montgomery, and Secret of the Ninja by Jay Leibold.

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About the Author:

R. A. MONTGOMERY attended Hopkins Grammar School, Williston-Northampton School and Williams College where he graduated in 1958. He pursued graduate studies in Religion and Economics at Yale and NYU. Montgomery was an adventurer all his life, climbing mountains in the Himalaya, skiing throughout Europe and scuba-diving wherever he could. His interested included education, macro-economics, geo-politics, mythology, history, mystery novels and music. He wrote his first interactive book, Journey Under the Sea, in 1976 and published it under the series name The Adventures of You. A few years later Bantam Books bought this book and gave Montgomery a contract for five more, to inaugurate their new children s publishing division. Bantam renamed the series Choose Your Own Adventure and a publishing phenomenon was born. The series has sold more than 260 million copies in over 40 languages. He was married to the writer Shannon Gilligan. Montgomery died in November 2014, only two months after his last book was published.

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After a brief hiatus from the presses, the venerable series is back and moving into the 21st century. Founder R.A. Montgomery started the Choose Your Own Adventure series with 'The Abominable Snowman.' Each book is written in the second-person and you play the role of the main character. Readers are given choices and decide on a course by turning to different pages. Each book has many possible endings and side stories, some with over 100 variations. Furthermore, you can continue reading until you attain a favorable ending if you, as this author did in his first read, die in your first attempt. --Blast Magazine, January 1, 2007

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Published by Random House Children's Books (1982)
ISBN 10: 0553259652 ISBN 13: 9780553259650
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