About the Book and Author
Erika and the Angermare is an exciting adventure that will help children how to understand and deal with being cross! From author and illustrator Tom Percival, who created Silas and the Marvellous Misfits here is the first title in the action packed Dream Defenders series.
Erika Delgano can sometimes get a little angry and one night things go from bad to worse when she falls asleep upset – she finds herself stuck in a bad dream with no way to get home and being chased by a terrifying Angermare!
Enter the Dream Defenders – a top-secret organisation that will banish your worries while you sleep! Can they help Erika stand up to the Angermare, or will she be trapped forever?
I loved the part where the Dream Defenders, Erika and Beastling went on the clouds and it shows the author’s fantastic and wild imagination
This book is about a girl called Erika who can’t get out of her adventurous, strange dream. The Anger Mare keeps her angry and the Heebie Jeebies are eating the dream crystals which stops her from waking up. Luckily, the Dream Defenders Silas, Wade and Sim are trying to help Erika but will they succeed?
There are lots of things I like about this book. I loved the part where the Dream Defenders, Erika and Beastling went on the clouds and it shows the author’s fantastic and wild imagination. I also liked the bit where the shed was disguised as a Dream Defender HQ.
The book sometimes could have been scarier as it relates to anger, but I would not want it to be too frightening. I think the author made it scary enough as I was terrified when lots of Heebie Jeebies came into the HQ!
I didn’t enjoy the part of the book when I thought Erika was going to fall and was glad when she didn’t.
I would recommend this book to a 8 or 9 year old who likes reading about adventures because the story is about finding where the Anger Mare and Heebie Jeebies are.
Overall this book was enjoyable and thrilling to read and lots of words were written in bold to show Erika’s anger and important parts of the story.
I would rate this book 7 out of 10 as there were angry scenes and happy scenes.
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- Name: Luka
- Age: 9 years
- Likes: sausage rolls, maths and anything to do with detectives
- Dislikes: Mum getting cross with me and beef
- Favourite Book: Dog Man by Dave Pilkey
- Favourite Song: Asereje by Las Ketchup
- Favourite Film: Around the World in Eighty Days