Carter and the Curious Maze
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Kinder- und Jugendbücher / Kinderbücher bis 11 Jahre
Carter discovers a creepy maze at the fair and travels farther and farther back in time. How will he ever get back to the present?
The fair is dull, dull, dull, and nothing interesting will ever happen to Carter again … until Carter discovers the curious maze.
Nothing has ever happened here in the history of the world, he thinks. But the maze has some strange secrets, and the spot Carter stands upon has seen some very exciting events over the centuries.
Once Carter enters the maze, odd people begin to appear. First he meets Mr. Green, the mysterious, creepy maze-keeper, then a leaf-covered girl, a lost little boy in old-fashioned clothes, a wounded British soldier, and finally an eighteenth-century Native boy who seems very authentic, indeed.
When Carter eventually escapes the curious maze, the fair is all wrong. There are too many horses, ladies in bonnets, and what’s a freak show doing there? Carter begins his travels through time, and his dull afternoon is about to get very, very interesting.
quick read, strange stories, magical realism, middle grade fiction, mazes, easy read, short story collection