Shadow Of The Minotaur: Legendeer 1 (The Legendeer)

Shadow Of The Minotaur: Legendeer 1 (The Legendeer)

by Alan Gibbons (Author)


'Real life' or the death defying adventures of the Greek myths, with their heroes and monsters, daring deeds and narrow escapes - which would you choose? For Phoenix it's easy. He hates his new home and the new school where he is bullied. He's embarrassed by his computer geek dad. But when he logs on to The Legendeer, the game his dad is working on, he can be a hero. He is Theseus fighting the terrifying Minotaur, or Perseus battling with snake-haired Medusa. It feels as though he's really there ' The Legendeer is more than just a game. Play it if you dare.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 217
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Dolphin
Published: 03 Feb 2000

ISBN 10: 1858817218
ISBN 13: 9781858817217
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: A gripping, contemporary fantasy thriller with a Greek myths setting.
Prizes: Winner of Blue Peter Book Award 2000. Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 2001.

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'This book has something for everyone - action, excitement, anger and suspense. You'll not want to put it down!' -- Sheryl Fenwick EVENING CHRONICLE (DURHAM)
Author Bio

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and has four grown up children. He travels globally and is known the length and breadth of the country for his high profile Campaign for the Book and school visits.

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