Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Kingdom Keepers: Disney after Dark by Ridley Pearson
I can see why 4th graders would love this book. Who doesn't wonder what Disney is like after dark? And my nightmares came true--the scary dolls in It's a Small World come alive and attack! Freaky stuff. Finn and his four friends are hired to use as templates for hologram tour guides in the park. But things start going wrong. The evil Disney characters are trying to kill them, and they must cross over into their hologram selves after dark. The Disney World references are the best part, but the action is pure middle school, not young adult. Even the cover is too young to be YA, I think.