Christopher's Adventures in Evergreen by Award-Winning Wendy Altshuler @SirTwoSays is Brilliant! #YALit #YA #fantasy #BooklionThurs #bookreview

May 3, 2018

 

Title: Christopher's Adventures in Evergreen (Evergreen Series Book 1)

Author: Wendy Altshuler

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy

 

Book Blurb:

From Award Winning Author Wendy Altshuler comes Book I in the Evergreen Series:

 

Lost deep in the forest after straying from a family picnic, a boy from post-World War II England befriends an awakened tree from another dimension, and together they must unearth ancient truths to end the war of the trees.

 

From a review of the series: "A fantasy novel meant for young adults but appealing to readers and fantasy fans of all ages, following the adventures of a young boy, his close friend, and the bond he shares with a tree come to life. An emotionally moving, uplifting, and wholesome fable...highly recommended is the first novel in the Evergreen series, [Christopher's] Adventures In Evergreen. " -Midwest Book Review

 

"From my perspective as a veteran elementary school teacher, I predict that kids will like the wacky conversations and situations in this book. Try this book on a fourth or fifth-grader with a sense of humor and a good vocabulary." -Jean Marchand, Rambles.net

 

My Review:

A fantastic story for the young reader! An amazing tale of adventure, suspense and the power of belief! 

 

Christopher's journey through the air door not only unlocks a new world to him but it unlocks something inside of him that he didn't know existed. 

 

The best line of the book has to be 'Liar, liar, tree on fire!' I laughed so hard I disturbed other people in the lunch room! 

 

A superb standalone story that is also a fine first book of a brilliant series.

 

My Rating: 5+ stars

 

News:

"Christopher and the Tree" (from Book I) is now airing on local television

 

 

(c) Arborgate Media. From 'Christopher and the Tree' with Honey Goodenough, David Lamberton (voice), Constance Doherty & Regina Harris

 

Buy it now:

Amazon US https://www.amazon.com/Christophers-Adventures-Evergreen-Book-ebook/dp/B007RP2Q9E

 

Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/Christophers-Adventures-Evergreen-Book-ebook/dp/B007RP2Q9E

 

Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christophers-Adventures-Evergreen-Book-ebook/dp/B007RP2Q9E

 

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22711001-christopher-s-adventures-in-evergreen

 

Author Biography:

Wendy Altshuler is a writer-producer who explores myth in new media. Her credits include award-winning screenwriting and WGA-accredited representation. With a degree in psychology and a Master of Arts from Columbia University, Altshuler documented the work of international choreographers and wrote and produced regional programming. She writes fantasy novels and creates works in stop motion animation.

 

Social Media Links:

Website http://www.arborgate.net/home.html

Twitter @SirTwoSays

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/waltshuler/

 

Reviewed by: Mr. N

 

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