Review: Legendarium

Enter the world of fast paced gaming in this adventurous sequel to Wonderscape. We meet back up with friends Arthur, Ren, Cecily and their robo dog Cloud as they navigate this magical world at breakneck speed.

This story is a mashup of video games and history in this time travel action adventure.
As they try to return home and to their own time, the friends are pulled even further into the
future. What they find is the video game they have entered is actually real life – where they must enter a tournament to regain, the key to get home.
Once they enter the ISports tournament they find themselves in a series of mini quests that enable them to pass each level in order to win. 
On their travels they encounter outlaws, pirates, Vikings and hidden temples each with their own dangers, clues and riddles.
Each mini quest transports them to a different historical setting, together they explore the lost city of Atlantis, Viking battlefields, subterranean Incan tunnels, Great Library of
Alexandria and the infamous Bermuda Triangle.
But there is a new villain whose sole aim is to thwart them at every turn – the evil raider
Deadlock. Deadlock has discovered time travel technology and he is determined to change
the course of history as we know it.
Can Arthur, Ren and Cecily save the universe and find their way home? Or will Deadlock
succeed and change history and forever trap the friends in this video game?
Strap yourself in for this action-packed adventure that will leave you trying to guess the end.
Title: Legendarium
Author: Jennifer Bell
Publisher: Walker Books, $16.99
Publication Date: 3 May 2022
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781406391732
For Ages: 9 – 12 years
Type: Middle Fiction

August 24, 2022 at 12:43AM DimbutNice