REVIEWED BY MATILDA, 12, WA
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, Penguin Books Ltd, ISBN 9780241331163
Matilda borrowed this book from the library.
This is a science-fiction novel about a family whose dad is missing. The little brother discovers three ladies who seem to be able to travel to other dimensions, and they tell Charles Wallace that they know where his father is.
I like time-slip novels — this is sort of a dimension-slip novel. I really enjoyed it because it was so different from our world, and I liked the characters in the other world.
The copy of the book I read was a movie tie-in, and had photos from the movie in the middle pages of the book. That was annoying because I had an idea in my head of all the characters and then suddenly I came across the movie photos and they were completely different. (But I’d still like to see the movie.)
Kids who love weird fantasy adventure books will love this.
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