Monday, July 08, 2013

A Child's Perspective: Book Review of "Lost in Lexicon" by Pendred Noyce

 
Thirteen year old cousins Daphne and Ivan get bored with no technology at their great-aunt Adelaide's house, she sends them out to her barn with a clue to a treasure hunt and tells them not to come back until they've finished their quest.  During their 'quest', the cousins have to stop a plague of punctuation, befriend a thesaurus, and make about 750 kids get out of a mountain that is about to fall down in Lost in Lexington.
 
Ratings of this book on a 1-5 scale (1 is low, 5 is high)
  • Interesting storyline: 4
  • Character development: 5
  • Setting: 5
  • Creativity and originality: 5
  • Intrigue & fascination: 4
  • Overall: 4
Best for ages 8-14
Best for readers with these interests: video games, technology, adventure
 
Read another book by this author?  Yes
Recommend for other kids to read?  Yes
 
The publishers gave me this book in exchange for my honest review.
 
Daniel, age 11
 
 

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