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Apr 24, 2012
| 450 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Apr 24, 2012 | ISBN 9780307968074 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Eleven year old Marcus loves video games and hates the beach. So he is not happy when his mum Holly drags him to Diamond Beach, the place she loved as a child. Once there, Holly meets Coco, her friend from her childhood. She is there with her electronics-obsessed husband, Sterling Huckstepp, and their kids, cool teenage Newt, pizza-loving Edison and the family robot, Prot. Opening a door into the basement of Holly’s caravan, Edison discovers the most amazing amusement park. Whoever opens a door in the basement finds themselves in their very own dream vacation. But when the dream becomes impossible to escape from, it all begins to feel more like a nightmare: Marcus, Holly, and the Huckstepps find themselves trapped in a matrix of terrifyingly perfect dreamscapes peopled with strange characters that will allow them to do anything they want, except leave…A whirlwind adventure at a breakneck speed.
Catherine Jinks is the author of many award-winning and internationally recognized books for adults, young adults, and kids, written in a wide range of genres (including murder mysteries, historical fiction, horror, and science fiction). She has garnered many awards, including the… More about Catherine Jinks
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