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Oliver's Corner: Nightmare Academy Series by Dean Lorey
Book #1: Charlie's Monsters
Book #2: Monster Revenge
Book #3: Monster Wars
I first read Charlie's Monsters, book #1 of Nightmare Academy, with my mum when I was 8 and I loved it so much I just had to read books #2 and #3 as well. It's a mythical adventure book about an academy built in the trees made out of bits of ships. No one knows who will be selected to go to the Nightmare academy.
Charlie has always had nightmares. People call him nightmare Charlie and his partens keep him at home. He is invited to his first sleep over when he is 13 and he really wants to go, so his parents reluctantly let him go. Of course, Charlie has a nightmare which brings a monster to the sleep over and it cacoons the other four kids at the sleep over party. Charlie is the only not cocooned. This event was reported in the newspaper and the whole town found out about it. The next thing he know, Charlie is introduced to a whole new world...the world of the Nether.
Charlie enters a world where nothing is the same, it is full of monsters and a crazed director who wants to strip him of his gift. Charlie's adventures continue in books 2 and 3 with his friends Theodore, Violet and Brook. Together they explore the wonders of the Nether. Will they be able to survive?
5/5 ... Nightmare Academy is an amasing series, perfect for adventure lovers.
Visit the Nether at Dean Lorey's nifty website ... if you dare.