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Minecraft the Island - by Max Brooks (Hardcover)

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About the Book



An official tie-in to the globally popular video game traces the story of a new hero stranded in the world of Minecraft who must survive a harsh environment while unraveling the secrets of a mysterious island.



Book Synopsis



NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The first official Minecraft novel! The author of World War Z tells the story of a hero--stranded in the world of Minecraft--who must unravel the secrets of a mysterious island in order to survive.

"A rollicking adventure yarn; Robinson Crusoe for the digital age."--NPR

Washed up on a beach, the lone castaway looks around the shore. Where am I? Who am I? And why is everything made of blocks? But there isn't much time to soak up the sun. It's getting dark, and there's a strange new world to explore!

The top priority is finding food. The next is not becoming food. Because there are others out there on the island . . . like the horde of zombies that appears after nightfall. Crafting a way out of this mess is a challenge like no other. Who could build a home while running from exploding creepers, armed skeletons, and an unstoppable tide of hot lava? Especially with no help except for a few makeshift tools and sage advice from an unlikely friend: a cow.

In this world, the rules don't always make sense, but courage and creativity go a long way. There are forests to explore, hidden underground tunnels to loot, and undead mobs to defeat. Only then will the secrets of the island be revealed.

Collect all of the official Minecraft books:

Minecraft: The Island
Minecraft: The Crash
Minecraft: The Lost Journals

Minecraft: The Survivors' Book of Secrets
Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress
Minecraft: Guide to Exploration
Minecraft: Guide to Creative
Minecraft: Guide to the Nether & the End
Minecraft: Guide to Redstone
Minecraft: Mobestiary
Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions
Minecraft: Guide to PVP Minigames
Minecraft: Guide to Farming
Minecraft: Let's Build! Theme Park Adventure
Minecraft for Beginners



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"A rollicking adventure yarn; Robinson Crusoe for the digital age."--NPR



About The Author



Max Brooks is an author, public speaker, and nonresident fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point. His bestselling books include The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, which was adapted into a 2013 movie starring Brad Pitt. His graphic novels include The Extinction Parade, G.I. Joe: Hearts & Minds, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Harlem Hellfighters.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.5 Inches (H) x 5.7 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 271
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action & Adventure
Publisher: Random House Inc
Format: Hardcover
Author: Max Brooks
Featured book lists: New York Times Bestsellers
Language: English
Street Date: July 18, 2017
TCIN: 51744161
UPC: 9780399181771
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0467
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 5.5 inches length x 1 inches width x 8.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

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1 out of 5 stars
max - 3 years ago
when you thought it was a book it was about a game
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