Thursday, December 10, 2015

BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: The Zimmah Chronicles by Scott King



ABOUT CUPCAKES VS. BROWNIES:


Zimmah the djinn isn’t evil. He simply thinks the world would be more fun if everything was made of desserts. So when ten-year-old Karim Jacobs makes a wish to fix his parent’s marriage it’s not Zimmah’s fault that he twists the wish. He couldn’t help himself. Candypunk airships and cupcake castles are cool!

Of course Karim isn’t happy about his wish going astray, specially when running into fantastical creatures like gummy-grizzly-bears and rock candy beasts; and although he desperately wants to go home, he finds himself in the middle of a war between the Cupcake Kingdom and Brownie Kingdom. With his parents lives in danger, its up to him to stop Zimmah and restore the world to normal.

REVIEW BY: Michaela, age 11 years, 5 months

MAY CONTAIN SPOILER:

This book was okay, I do believe that younger kids would enjoy it more than me as it is short and more for younger readers.

If you like cupcakes and brownies fighting to the death, this this book is for you! My favorite character is the Brownie Queen because she is super strong. My favorite part is when Karim throws the old medicine bottle into the cement mixer because I think it is funny.

I give this book 3 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 8 to 10.

ABOUT MERMAIDS VS. UNICORNS:

Zimmah the wicked djinn thought he was so smart. He thought nothing could stop him, let alone a mere child. That was until he met Whitney, a devilish girl who used his own powers against him.

A wish gone wrong sends Zimmah, Whitney, and Karim to The Otherworld, a magical land where Mermaids and Unicorns are caught in an epic war. All Whitney wants is to save her sick mother, all Karim wants is to get home, and all Zimmah wants is revenge on the children who have tricked him.


REVIEW BY: Michaela, age 11 years, 5 months


MAY CONTAIN SPOILER:

I think this book is good. I really enjoyed the unicorns and my favorite unicorn is Sparkle because she is kind and so cool. The mermaids are really mean though. 

I think that Whitney should have used her wish wiser. If you like unicorns and mermaids, then this book is for you. 

I give this book 3 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 8 to 10. 

ABOUT GENIE VS. DJINN


The chaotic magic of hundreds of djinn are destroying San Francisco. Dinosaurs. Butterfly volcanos. Buildings made of jello– If someone can wish it, it’s happening. Unable to access his own powers, Zimmah the former djinn, must rely on Karim and Whitney’s help.

Standing in their way is Alkema, Zimmah’s murderous father, an almost omnipotent ifrit who enjoys watching the suffering of others. If not stopped he will not only destroy the city, but plunge the entire world into total madness.

REVIEW BY: Michaela, age 11 years, 5 months

MAY CONTAIN SPOILER:

I really liked the genies in this book! My favorite part is when they get the ring and when the grandpa tries to use the ring. I think that if you like genies then this book is for you! 

I think that this one was the best in the series. 

I give this book 4 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 8 to 10. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Scott King is a writer and photographer. He was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Ocean City, Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree in film from Towson University, and his M.F.A. in film from American University.

“DAD! A Documentary Graphic Novel,” King’s first book was published in Fall ’09. He is also the creator and writer of “Holiday Wars” and he is known for his board game photography, specifically his annual calendar that highlights tabletop and hobby games.


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