When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
kpg813, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by kpg813)
Prior to writing The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins introduced readers to an underground world full of fascinating and sometimes frightening creatures. In Gregor the Overlander, first book in The Underland Chronicles we meet Gregor and his little sister Boots who are living an ordinary life in New York City. That ordinary life becomes extraordinary when they fall down a laundry chute into a whole new world. This series chronicles their adventures underground, where they encounter giant rats, mice, cockroaches and even people. I loved this series, it's well written, fast-paced, has a great plot and characters. I especially enjoyed seeing Gregor grow into his role of the hero and work hard to protect his sister. If you are looking for another great series from Suzanne Collins, you won't be disappointed by this one.
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