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Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks dig up 'The 39 Clues'

June 25, 2008 | 12:21 pm

Steven Spielberg may direct a big-screen adaptation of the upcoming 10-book children's series "The 39 Clues."

Spielberg and DreamWorks have secured the rights to the "multiplatform adventure series" revolving around the world's most powerful family, the Cahills. The source of their power is a mystery that kids can solve by assembling the 39 clues hidden throughout the world and throughout history.

The first batch of trading cards and and an online game will released in September along with the with the first book. The rest of the books and cards will roll out over the next 24 months.

And here's the real prize: Kids who solve the mystery get $10,000.