|Plot Summary of Into the Land of the Unicorns - Unicorn Chronicles 1|
Cara lives with her grandmother after her parents left her when she was a child. One day while Cara and her Grandma are out shopping a strange man starts following them. Trying to escape they run into a church and start climbing the bell tower. As the man pursues them Cara's grandmother hands her an amulet and tells her to jump off the bell tower.
When Cara does she finds herself in Luster, the land of the unicorns. There she befriends lightfoot, a unicorn, the Squijum, a small squirrel like creature, and the Dimblethum, a wookie type animal. They journey thourgh Luster in search of the Old One, pursued by the strange man and the Delvers.
Along the way they meet Thomas the Tinker, a dwarf, and a dragon. Before the end Cara must face the truth about who she is and find out who the strange man is that looks familiar.
This synopsis report prepared by Kristie Crofoot
Trying to escape the man who was following her and her grandmother, Cara jumps off the steep bell tower at the twelth toll and finds herself in Luster, the world of the unicorns. While there, Cara meets the Dimblethum (a bear-like creature), the Squijum (a squirrel/monkey like creature), and Lightfoot (a rebellious young unicorn). Cara and her friends must travel across Luster to reach the Unicorn Queen, for the man who was following her was seeking the destruction of the unicorn, and there was a possibility that there is another behind his search, most likely the unicorns' greatest enemy, Beloved.
This synopsis report prepared by Jennifer
|Chapter Analysis of Into the Land of the Unicorns - Unicorn Chronicles 1|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a teen
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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