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S.H.E.L.L. – The Horse Awakens by Chris White

Genre: Children’s Fiction
Source: Random Things Tours
Rating: 4/5
Publisher: Ventorros Press
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About The Book

‘Star Wars’ meets ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ in this sparkling, action-packed, highly original galactic adventure with a feel-good vibe. Sure to inspire young readers to be their own person; to embrace team values; to balance thinking and feeling with
action; and to reach for the good in all their endeavours.
S.H.E.L.L. – Episode One – THE HORSE AWAKENS is wonderfully cinematic and world-building, and contains characters that will make a lasting impression.
It’s an action-packed, rip-roaring adventure story about a bunch of action heroes who have one thing in common – They all have shells.
When the universe goes crazy, the team assembles to find out who, or what, is making the population of every planet act in a really grumpy mood.
Humorously illustrated throughout; yet SHELL is filled with serious themes about fitting-in and thinking for yourself.


My Thoughts

Let’s be honest, what attracts me of a book is not the plot, but the cover. Because if the cover doesn’t shout at me, even if the book is great I will never discover it, so, this one had a special flare that made me want to know more about it. Full of weird characters in the cover and bright colors, it makes any reader wanting to know what the story is about and what is “SHELL” (Space Heroes Exploring Lost Lands).
I have to say that we really enjoyed the read, my little one is starting to get used to read so, I was looking for something that make him laugh and to keep him interested in the plot, this one was a hit. With original characters, full of action and situations to make anyone think deeply, this is a great read for reluctant and addictive readers.
The original illustrations inside the book make the reader fully understand the weird characters and their situations; I loved them! I think this book will be re-read a lot of times and we can’t wait to discover the next episode of SHELL!
Do you want to travel through space with “
SHELL”?


About The Author

Chris White is a writer. Illustrator and performance poet. He has sold thousands of books world-wide due to his constant appearances at festivals, schools and libraries across the globe.
His last book was ‘The A to Z of Completely Made Up Dinosaurs.’ Chris has featured at many literary festivals, including The Edinburgh Fringe, The Edinburgh Book Festival, The Doha Book Festival and The Cheltenham Book Festival.
His poetry performances and writing workshops have taken him all over the world, visiting schools in places such as China, Russia, Vietnam, Jordan, India, Germany and even The Congo, where he held a poetry and illustration workshop in a cave! Chris was recently writer in residence at the Qatar National Library.