In an interview with NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams, author Rick Riordan revealed the final book in The Kane Chronicles will be titled The Serpent’s Shadow.

The new novel will be released on May 1st. According to Business Wire, Disney plans to run two million copies in the first printing. Follow this link to read a short excerpt from The Serpent’s Shadow.

We’ve embedded the cover above–what do you think? Riordan declared this piece to be his favorite of the three Kane covers. It was created by Brooklyn-based illustrator John Rocco who has designed all the covers for The Percy Jackson series, The Heroes of Olympus series and The Kane Chronicles.

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