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About Brock Eastman
Brock Eastman's books have sold more than 150,000 copies. He is passionate about marketing and storytelling. He previously was producer and podcast host for Adventures in Odyssey. He is the author of The Quest for Truth series, Daddy's Favorite Sound, Mommy's Favorite Smell, Bedtime on Noah's Ark, Sages of Darkness series, Imagination Station series; Showdown with the Shepherd, Faith and Science with Dr. Fizzlebop: 52 Fizztastically Fun Experiments and Devotions for Families. He writes feature stories and the Dr. Fizzlebop recurring column for Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazines. He is also the co-host of the Story Biz podcast and host of Tyndale Kids' Summer Camp. He loves cooking doing puzzles with his wonderful wife and reading stories to his four kids each night.
Taken (2011), HowlSage (2011), Imagination Station: Showdown with the Shepherd (2011), Risk (2012), Unleash (2013), Tangle (2015), Hope (2019), Daddy's Favorite Sound (2019), Mommy's Favorite Smell (2019), Bedtime on Noah's Ark (2020), Faith and Science with Dr. Fizzlebop: 52 Fizztastically Fun Experiments and Devotions for Families (2021)
The Quest for Truth:
I found Unleash such a perfect book. Brock delivers the elements to keep
kids--even reluctant readers--engaged and excited, while giving them
lessons for life. Any teacher or parent should have this on their bookshelf
for their kids.
--Sigmund Brouwer, author of the best-selling Robot Wars series
The title for this book says it all. Unleash literally unleashed my kids'
hunger for reading. With action on every page, I myself couldn't help but
keep the light on a bit longer at night. Unleash will make even the most
stubborn reader tear into this book from cover to cover.
--Tricia Goyer, mother, author, and host of Living Inspired weekly
Warning: Don't pick up this book unless you're ready for a thrill ride that
won't let you off until the very end. Join the four Wikk kids as they travel
through deep space and encounter enemies right out of your darkest
nightmares. This is my kind of story--twists in every chapter, adventures
galore, and characters I wish I could hang with. Unleash your imagination
and read Unleash now.
--Robert Liparulo, best-selling author of The Dreamhouse Kings
series, The 13th Tribe, and The Judgment Stone
"The Wikks are regular kids given a Galactic size challenge. Readers will follow Oliver, Tiffany, and twins, Mason and Austin as they trek through eerie catacombs, mysterious ruins, and creepy castles that defy imagination. One part Indiana Jones, a handful of Swiss Family Robinson, and some Intergalactic excitement, the Quest for Truth is a riveting tale of just how far mankind will go for the ultimate prize."
- Wayne Thomas Batson, best-selling author of The Door Within Trilogy, The Berinfell Prophecies, and The Dark Sea Annals
"Don't even touch this book unless you plan to read it at once. Taken wastes no time thrusting its readers headlong into the beginning of what promises to be an epic saga. Exploding with mystery and high-stakes adventure, this book is masterfully crafted to awaken even the most stubborn of imaginations. And yet perhaps the most impressive feat is Mr. Eastman's ability to punctuate all of it with a deep and powerful message of faith. A job well done."
- Christopher Miller, coauthor of the multi-awardwinning Codebearers series
"My buddy Brock Eastman has a winner here! Take fascinating characters, put them on a fantastical adventure, and tell the story at a page-turning pace, and you've got Taken, the first volume of his forthcoming, five-book series titled The Quest for Truth. Oh, and parents, don't forget his solid emphasis on Christian principles. Tell you what: get this book for your kids, and they'll enjoy it so much that I bet you'll end up reading it too! Way to go Brock!"
- Frank Pastore, host of The Frank Pastore Show on KKLA 99.5 FM in Los Angeles, Author of Shattered: Struck Down, But Not Destroyed
"I'm constantly on the lookout for books that are exciting, but not too scary for my school aged children. Eastman consistently delivers action packed page turners that are not only a joy for the whole family to read, but also strengthen our spiritual walks."
-Elissa Peterson, OH, Mom of 4, creator of Don't Let Life Pass You By blog
"Sit back and let Brock take you on an exciting journey to the far reaches of the galaxy that explores the meaning of family and friends"
- Mark Redekop, of the Adventures in Odyssey Wiki
"Taken is awesome! People of any age will enjoy it. I can't wait for the rest of the series!"
- Ruth Santoyo, age 14, MO
"The Wikks' adventures kept me at the edge of my seat throughout the whole book!"
- Cody Lugovskiy, age 13, CA
"The book kept me very interested and I was really excited when I got to read it! It was one of the best books I've ever read. I would definitely recommend it!"
- Nicole Blunier, age 10, IL
"Taken is a fast-paced, fun, easy-to-read book. It allowed my imagination and mind to get lost in the story. I enjoyed it and can't wait to read the next Quest for Truth book!"
- Brooke Harrell, age 13, CO
"Finally, something new, exciting, and original! Brock Eastman has written a page-turner that will definitely make you want to read the sequel."
- Jonathan Maiocco, age 17, GA
"The Quest for Truth is a riveting tale of four young kids who have to learn to help and rely on each other. With lives on the line, courage, wit, companionship, and teamwork are vital for Oliver, Tiffany, Austin, and Mason. This book stole my time away as I continued to turn the pages. Next one, please!"
- Hannah Davis, age 14, TN
"Taken is a fast paced action adventures book that I couldn't put down! It was well written and easy to read and each chapter gets better than the last! I can't wait for the rest in the series."
- Michael Wilmot, age 14, Western Australia.
"I can not wait for risk to come out. I loved taken I read it over and over again when I can."
- Caleb Frey, age 11, IL
"Good, clean, adventures, Christian fiction set in a future time period to reveal truth as to man's origin and over come evil is the bases of this Taken. From the start, this book sends you into adventure and mystery of the Wikk siblings. The sci-fi within the story, like the ships that travel from one planet to another and the mysterious blue people, will remind readers of Star Wars yet the series is set to bring Christian truths into the mix. Wanting to see the characters grow and overcome the obstacles ahead as well as the promise of big adventures while discovering the mysteries of man's origins makes this series one of interest and worth reading. You are left with the hint of many exciting things to happen in the future of this series."
- Rachel Harris, age 21, MN
"It got right to the adventure, which was good in my opinion. It wasn't hard to figure out what was going on, the beginning was easy to understand. I think you should read it. Watch out for the Ubel!"
- Alex Peterson, age 9, OH
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power of Rescuer to complete their quest. On board the
Black Ranger, Mason confronts a villainous mastermind with
a startling secret. Meanwhile, Oliver, Tiffany, and Austin race
to rescue their friend Ashley from a toxic moon. With danger at
every turn, their only hope is their newfound faith. Will trusting
the Truth help them to make sense of tangled clues and lies?
Will Helper finally lead them to humanity’s home planet?
THE QUEST FOR TRUTH series follows the four Wikk kids in
their desperate race to find the planet Ursprung and stop the
Übel renegades and dangerous Corsairs from misusing its
long-lost secrets. Ancient cities, treacherous villains, hightech
gadgets—encounter all these and more on this futuristic,
“Brock Eastman’s writing [is] full of life, full of truth, and most
likely to hold your attention to the very last moment.”
—Donita K. Paul, Author of the DragonKeeper Chronicles
and Realm Walkers Series
“Book four is the best yet. . . . I love hearing my kids’
excitement about the Wikk family’s spiritual discoveries.”
—Ann Hibbard, Senior Editor of Home Educating
Matching wits with the Übel and the Corsairs, the Wikk kids learn to rely on Creator as they use Bible clues, artifacts, and maps to complete their quest’s final mission. But when the young Wikks fall into enemy hands, they are forced to tell what they know about the secrets of Ursprung. Will the enemy use this information to silence the Truth forever? Fighting weaponized tyrannosaurs and even speeding up time, friends and foes lock into a life-and-death race to reach the lost planet. Will Ursprung reveal the secrets of the human heart? Will Truth prevail and bring hope?
THE QUEST FOR TRUTH series follows the four Wikk kids in their desperate race to find the planet Ursprung and stop the Übel renegades and dangerous Corsairs from misusing its long-lost secrets. Ancient cities, treacherous villains, high-tech gadgets—encounter all these and more on this futuristic, interplanetary adventure!
The key to adventure lies within your imagination! Cousins Patrick and Beth go to the Holy Land in the tenth century BC. Their goal is to get back the ring Hugh stole and return him to 1450s England where he belongs. But troubles await them as soon as they step out of the Imagination Station. First they meet an angry bear and later an angry giant. Set against the backdrop of the David and Goliath story, the cousins learn that having a giant faith is more important than having a giant on your side.
Authors and titles included in this anthology:
Brock Eastman - Davey and the Mech
Elissa Peterson - Galactic Games
Ann Elizabeth Hirshberg - Saving Jangolin
Jack Hayes - Silencing Void
J.L. Ender - The Rocket Game
Game on! The Wikk kids unleash fresh courage in the face of new adventures! Working as a team, they tackle their greatest dangers yet: lies, betrayal, a frozen planet, and fierce lizards that want to eat them all! Facing their fears and searching for answers, Oliver and Tiffany slip into a high-security laboratory while Mason, Austin, and Obbin battle Corsair pirates and make a shocking discovery! Will they be able to unlock the truth about Creator and take the next step? Will you?
THE QUEST FOR TRUTH series follows the four Wikk kids in their desperate race to find the mysterious planet Ursprung and stop the Übel renegades from misusing its long-lost secrets. Ancient cities, treacherous villains, high-tech gadgets, the Phoenix—encounter all these and more on this futuristic, interplanetary adventure.
“This is my kind of story—twists in every chapter, adventures galore, and characters I wish I could hang with. Unleash your imagination and read Unleash now.”
—Robert Liparulo, Bestselling Author of The Dreamhouse Kings Series
“Brock delivers the elements to keep kids—even reluctant readers—engaged and excited, while giving them lessons for life.”
—Sigmund Brouwer, Bestselling Author of the Robot Wars Series
The Quest for Truth series follows the four Wikk siblings in their desperate race to find the mysterious planet Ursprung and stop the Übel renegades from misusing its long-lost secrets. Ancient cities, treacherous villains, high-tech gadgets, the Phoenix—encounter all these and more on this futuristic, interplanetary adventure.
"I love hippos as long as I don’t have to swim with them. Venture into this book for a day of hippo, hippo fun." - Donita K. Paul, author of The Dragon and the Turtle.
The Hippos of Hippopolis want to help your child learn their colors and several patterns too. Your child will love the rhythmic
alliteration and silly hippos on every page.
Preschool learning is meant to be fun, and what is more fun than colorful hippos? With humorous alliteration, exciting adjectives, and delightful illustrations by Caleb Havertape, father-daughter duo Brock and Waverly Eastman have created a picture book that will make learning exciting for parents and children alike! - Ann Hibbard, Senior Editor of HEDUA - Home Educating Family Association
A story from The Quest for Truth series by Brock Eastman, Coming Storm, gives readers a fast paced adventure from the character Obbin. Winning a race against his brother Rylin to the top of a tall Oak tree, he spots a ship falling to his planet. After going against his brother's warnings, Obbin finds himself face to face with the Wikk twins, Mason and Austin, and their ship the Phoenix. When a trade with them goes badly, he finds himself handing on for his life.
Coming Storm was written for the January 2012 issue of Focus on the Family's Clubhouse magazine.
This version has a full color interior.