News  ·  Play ‘Murder in Paradise’ While You Still Have Some Vacation Left

One of The "25 Best Books To Read During Coronavirus"

As Ivan Brett cycles across America, Quad City Times have included The Floor is Lava in their, “Three books to help kids bust summer boredom” feature:

“’Mom says if she hears it one more time, she’s going to scream.’

The truth is, though, summer’s halfway over and you’ve done everything you wanted to do so now you’re (do you dare say it?) bored. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!  So maybe it’s time to find some fun inside a book. These three have what you need…

If you think you’ve played every game there is this summer, look inside The Floor is Lava by Ivan Brett and think again. In this book, you’ll find all kinds of games you can play by yourself or with others, with or without props, non-electronically, at home or anywhere you happen to be.

Play ‘Murder in Paradise’ while you still have some vacation left. Get your baby brother to play the ‘Squiggle Challenge’ with you. Try ‘The Silent Game’ when your parents say you should simmer down. Play ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ with a smartypants.

Here’s another tip: if you’re a babysitter, there are things in this book that little kids can play, too, and that’ll make you the best babysitter ever.”

Follow Ivan’s journey on his blog.

Listen to Ivan’s companion podcast to the book here on iTuneshere on Entale, or here on Spotify. Follow Ivan on Twitter here.

Buy The Floor is Lava here in the US or here in the UK, or at your local bookshop by clicking the link on the right.

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