James Preller; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno
Feiwel & Friends
MALIK AND TIANA
The Rice children, Malik and Tiana, often played Treasure Hunt together—especially during the oven-hot days of summer. They had never discovered any actual treasure, but that didn’t stop them from trying. Some days they found golf balls, weird rocks, old bottles. Mostly the hunt was just an excuse to wander under the cool umbrella of the dark woods. It was, they agreed, a good way to kill the blistering, hot days.
Besides, you never know. As Malik said, “We’re not gonna find treasure, Tiana, if we never go looking for