Apr 8, 2011

The Imagination Station Book 2

     In the second Imagination Station book for ages 7 and up, Attack at the Arena, cousins Patrick and Beth travel to ancient Rome. At the Roman Colosseum, Emperor Honorius is hosting a gladiator battle in celebration of a war victory. Beth attends the event as the emperor’s slave; Patrick attends as a monk’s apprentice but is taken prisoner and sent to fight in the arena. During their adventure, the cousins meet Telemachus (a true historical figure), a monk who believes that fighting is wrong. Telemachus is willing to risk everything—even his life—to stop the killing.                                                  

File:Imagination-station2-front.jpg This book is interesting to younger readers and teaches readers, young and old, interesting historical facts about Emperor Honorius, Telemachus, and the colosseum in Rome.  Although older readers may become a tad bored with the short sentences, this book will be widely enjoyed by younger readers. Overall I give it a 4 out of 5 stars. Thank you Tyndale for providing me with a complimentary copy of this book to review.

1 comment:

  1. What?! Tyndale gave out copys of that book? Hmmm, I'm on Andrea's list but didn't get it. Not fair :D


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