336 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 in
September 1, 2009
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1423123115
ISBN - 13: 9781423123118
From the Publisher
Featuring a new paperback cover to match hardcover of Kingdom Keepers II: In this fantastical thriller, five young teens tapped as models for theme park "guides" find themselves pitted against Disney villains and witches that threaten both the future of Walt Disney World and the stability of the world outside its walls. Using a cutting-edge technology called DHI--which stands for both Disney Host Interactive and Daylight Hologram Imaging--Finn Whitman, an Orlando teen, and four other kids are transformed into hologram projections that guide guests through the park. The new technology turns out, however, to have unexpected effects that are both thrilling and scary. Soon Finn finds himself transported in his DHI form into the Magic Kingdom at night. Is it real? Is he dreaming? Finn's confusion only increases when he encounters Wayne, an elderly Imagineer who tells him that the park is in grave danger. Led by the scheming witch, Maleficent, a mysterious group of characters called the Overtakers is plotting to destroy Disney's beloved realm, and maybe more. This gripping high-tech tale will thrill every kid who has ever dreamed of sneaking into Walt Disney World after hours and wondered what happens at night, when the park is closed.
About the Author
Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than a dozen books, includingDave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far);The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog;Dave Barry's Money Secrets; andBig Trouble. Along with Ridley Pearson, he is the co-author ofPeter and the Starcatchers,Peter and the Shadow Thieves,Peter and the Secret of Rundoon,Escape from the Carnivale,Cave of the Dark Wind, andBlood Tide.
Ridley Pearson, in addition to thePeter and the Starcatchersseries with Dave Barry, is the award-winning author ofThe Kingdom Keepers-Disney After Dark,The Kingdom Keepers-Disney At Dawn, andSteel Trapp. He has also written more than twenty best-selling crime novels, includingKiller ViewandKiller Weekend. He was the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Oxford University.