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Shadow of the Minotaur

Written by Alan Gibbons

Part of the The Legendeer Series

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A unique blend of fantasy and thriller and myths and legends but grounded firmly in real present-day life. It was winner of the 2000 Blue Peter Award 'book i couldn't put down category'.  With twists and turns virtually on every page you're left gasping for breath but wanting more.  
 
 

 

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Shadow of the Minotaur Synopsis

For Phoenix it's easy.  He hates his new school where he is bullied.  He's embarrassed by his computer geek dad.  But when he logs onto The Legendeer, the computer game his dad is working on, he can be a hero.  The trouble is it turns out The Legendeer is more than just a game.  It has a mind of its own.  Play it if you dare.

Shadow of the Minotaur Press Reviews

'Terrific' - The Times

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ISBN: 9781858817217
Publication date: 03/02/2000
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781858817217
Publication date: 3rd February 2000
Author: Alan Gibbons
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: Science Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Alan Gibbons

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: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. As well as being a writer, Alan is a high profile library campaigner. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children. He has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for ‘The Book I Couldn’t Put Down’, ...

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