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Stockport, United Kingdom
Angela Cater is a writer, illustrator and self-publisher. Her books are published by Tabby Cat Press. She is the writer/illustrator of "The Adventures of Sailor Sam" and "A Perfect Nest for Mrs Mallard."

Sunday, 6 December 2009

The Mystery of Journeys Crowne


As a child, I spent most of my time curled up in a corner with a cat on my knee and a book or drawing pad in my hand. I would have adored The Mystery of Journeys Crowne which gives creative children a full license to draw their own adventure story and follow cryptic clues to unravel the story. A story page at the start of the book sets the scene, but then you are left to your own devices to work your way through a variety of tasks and solve the mystery. In addition to deciphering cryptic clues (some quite difficult and requiring some reasearch) and searching for hidden items, a lot of left to the child's imagination and they are asked to draw their own characters.

In addition to being an absorbing game, the book features K Michael Crawford's breathtakingly colourful illustrations. These alone are worth buying the book for, and add further stimulus to a young and vivid imagination.
This book is available from Amazon and most online book stores.

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