Jennifer Bell, Paddy Donnelly (cover artwork)

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Published: 04-06-2020


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SKU: 9781406391725



Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month for June 2020!Toppsta Children’s Book of the Month for June 2020!Gaming and time travel collide in this exhilarating middle-grade adventure, from bestselling author Jennifer Bell.THE GAME IS ON. TRAVEL WITH WONDER.When Arthur, Ren and Cecily investigate a mysterious explosion on their way to school, they find themselves trapped aboard The Principia – a scientific research ship sailing through hazardous waters, captained by one Isaac Newton.Lost in the year 2473 in the Wonderscape, an epic in-reality adventure game, they must call on the help of some unlikely historical heroes, to play their way home before time runs out.Jumanji meets Ready Player One in this fast-paced adventure featuring incredible real-life heroes, from the internationally bestselling author of The Uncommoners series. “A whirlwind of fun and mystery across space and time.” Thomas Taylor, author of Malamander “Eight-plus readers with a taste for adventure and science will immerse themselves in the Uncommoners author Jennifer Bell’s exciting new Wonderscape” – “Books of the Month”, Guardian”A breakneck sci-fi romp that’s perfect for gamers, puzzle fiends and fact-fans.” Ross Montgomery, author of The Midnight Guardians”With the mind-expanding wonder of A Wrinkle in Time, the tech-wizardry of Ready Player One, and a generous sprinkling of Jennifer Bell’s unique magic, Wonderscape is unmissable.” Sinead O’Hart, author of The Eye of the North”Wonderscape is an expertly crafted, breakneck speed adventure.” BookTrust”Bell puts a clever and highly inventive spin on the middle-grade fantasy adventure.” The Bookseller”A fun-filled, character-driven, fast-paced, vibrant story … together with its thought-provoking, science-embracing and hero-referencing narrative, it will almost certainly win both hearts and minds.” ‘Children’s Book of the Week’, Press Association”A wonderful mash up of video game and history.” Angels & UrchinsFeatured in The Week Junior’s ‘5 books for fans of gaming’

Additional information

Weight 0.245 kg
Dimensions 21 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 352