Arthur and the Minimoys: Book summary and reviews of Arthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson

Arthur and the Minimoys

by Luc Besson

Arthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson

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Deep underground, the Minimoys are waiting . . . for a champion.

Arthur's grandfather disappeared four years ago. All he left behind are his notebooks full of stories about the Minimoys, a miniature people who are all less than one inch tall!

But the Minimoys can't possibly be real . . . can they?

Ten-year-old Arthur is about to find out, as a hidden message catapults him on an adventure wilder than he had ever imagined. He'll face mosquito-riding soldiers, a malevolent wizard, giant centipedes, and one very independent princess . . . and along the way he might discover that the littlest heroes can make the biggest difference.

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First novel for children by the writer, director and producer of The Fifth Element and La Femme Nikita.
Besson's story contains many of the elements of a good, suspenseful children's adventure, but it is often over told, employs an abundance of facile plot solutions, and loses threads and themes in a long, dizzying action-adventure sequence that abruptly ends as "to be continued." Still, it's hard to resist a likeable hero-protagonist, treasure maps, the promise of rubies, and a land of warring tiny people. Let the hype begin!' - Amazon

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