The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph.The Earth is being invaded, but no one knows about it. When Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, and Marco stumble upon a downed alien spaceship and its dying... show more
The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph.The Earth is being invaded, but no one knows about it. When Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, and Marco stumble upon a downed alien spaceship and its dying pilot, they're given an incredible power -- they can transform into any animal they touch. With it, they become Animorphs, the unlikely champions in a secret war for the planet. And the enemies they're fighting could be anyone, even the people closest to them. So begins K.A. Applegate's epic series about five normal kids with a limitless amount of forms and abilities.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 1st 1996
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
Series: Animorphs 0 (#1)
Katherine Applegate is writing some amazing books for middle grade these days (looking at you 'Wishtree'), but my generation will always fondly remembers her as 'K.A. Applegate' (a loose pseudonym used with her husband Michael Grant). As the author of the Animorphs series Applegate injected a parano...
Such a good introduction to a great series. Applegate manages to cram a lot of information and story into this first volume. It's even aged pretty well considering it was published ~20 years ago. I did have a few questions on this reread, but I'm pretty sure they'll all be answered in future books...
I always loved these books, as a kid and even later on. They stand the test of time. Instead of reviewing one by one, which... would be enough to drive anyone nuts, I wrote a review for the entire series. Spoiler free. It's here, on Hot Stuff for Cool People.
As I have decided to start doing now, I'll gloss over everything you need to know about the book before I get into some spoiler territory, which I will mark as containing spoilers. Spoiler-Free Portion My Copy of the Book: I noted in an entry a month or two back how I got this book to be...
I remember reading this in my years of elementary school and I LOVED them. The plot was interesting, the characters were memorable, and the story was unpredictable that I had no idea how it was going to end or where this series was going. These kinds of books I LOVE!!!!!! The plot is pretty basic ...