"A brilliant guide for making books come alive! I especially loved Ben's insightful game creation suggestions. Filled with facts and fun, this book will have whole families reading, discovering and playing together."—Jennifer Anglin, owner, The Enchanted Forest Bookstore, Dallas, Texas
Take a journey through your favorite book and transform it into a board game! Choose your characters, design your board, and create obstacles and other fun activities all according to what happens in your favorite book. Learn how to take the joy of reading to another level and discover your own creativity.
Eleven-year-old Ben Buchanan, who created a board game based on the popular Harry Potter books, provides advice for all children who would like to turn their favorite book into a board game. Along with his co-authors, he offers a step-by-step process, with suggestions for parents, librarians, and teachers, on how to help children transform their favorite book into a board game.
The book shows how you can have hours of fun creating the board game—and then have lots more hours of fun playing! Journey to Gameland
encourages children to develop their own creativity.