Edwin Spencer: Mission Improbable is a book that has a bit of everything: magic, time travel, knights, kings, secret missions and an unlikely hero, all in one place! I’ve had this book on my radar for quite some time. I’m so glad that I’ve finally read it, it did not disappoint.
Edwin Spencer is a typical 12 year old boy who is surrounded by his two older sisters and younger brother in a household of over-achievers. All of his siblings are smarter than he is, making him feel inferior. His parents seem to care more about perfect grades than him. Edward just isn’t that interested in school. He’d rather help his friend Nat practice for his football trials. No matter what he does, he just doesn’t feel good enough.
One day however, a bizarre chain of events is set in motion when Edwin begins to hear strange voices calling him and summoning him to the land of Hysteria. He thinks he’s going crazy! He is confronted by the new science teacher Mr. Lorius, who has come to take him to Hysteria. After much resistance, Edwin finally agrees to go, along with an unwelcome companion, the class genius Perpetua Allbright.
Upon arrival in Hysteria, Edwin is asked to complete a secret mission for King Janus. Is Edwin brave enough to accept the challenge? Will he find the determination and strength to finally become the hero he has always wanted to be?
Edwin Spencer: Mission Improbable is a fantastic story that will appeal to so many readers. Edwin is a character that is easy to relate to as we’ve all get like him at some point in our lives. Not only is this story fun, it’s also a tale of friendship, trust and learning about yourself.
I’m very excited to read the next two books in this fabulous series from J.D. Irwin.
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