Disney Kingdoms #5: The Haunted Mansion

Children's Book and Media Review, Apr 2019

Danny Crowe has watched the haunted mansion on the hill for years. His grandpa promised they would explore it one day. But when Danny's grandfather is killed in a freak accident, will he be brave enough to enter the mansion on his own? Ghosts from the mansion visit Danny one day and tell him that they need his help. Danny is recruited to help save the ghosts at the mansion from a sinister ghost known only as Captain. Only a living person that enters and leaves the mansion willingly has the power to break the curse put on the mansion by the Captain. With the help of friendly ghosts, and other surprise supporters, Danny faces the Captain and saves the ghosts.

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Disney Kingdoms #5: The Haunted Mansion

Disney Kingdoms #5: The H aunted Mansion Megan Hall 0 0 Thi s Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the All Journals at BYU ScholarsArchive. It has been accepted for inclusion in Children's Book and Media Review by an authorized editor of BYU ScholarsArchive. For more information , please contact Follow this and additional works at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Hall, Megan () "Disney Kingdoms #5: The H aunted Mansion," Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 40 : Iss. 1 , Article 16. Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol40/iss1/16 Author Joshua Williamson Illustrator Jorge Coelho, E.M. Gist Reviewer Megan Hall Rating Outstanding Level Primary, Intermediate Publisher Marvel ISBN 9781614795872 Book Review Disney Kingdoms #5: The Haunted Mansion Danny Crowe has watched the haunted mansion on the hill for years. His grandpa promised they would explore it one day. But when Danny?s grandfather is killed in a freak accident, will he be brave enough to enter the mansion on his own? Ghosts from the mansion visit Danny one day and tell him that they need his help. Danny is recruited to help save the ghosts at the mansion from a sinister ghost known only as Captain. Only a living person that enters and leaves the mansion willingly has the power to break the curse put on the mansion by the Captain. With the help of friendly ghosts, and other surprise supporters, Danny faces the Captain and saves the ghosts. This book ties up the series revolving around the elegant Haunted Mansion beloved by Disney fans around the world. A summary at the beginning and introduction at the back of the book make the story understandable to readers not familiar with the first four comics in the series. The fifth installment may be read independently. Although it is the last book in the series, the story is simple enough that young readers will enjoy following Danny?s journey. Additionally, older readers will enjoy deeper intricacies by reading all five comics in the series and seeing a deeper plot line. Adding to the overall feeling of the book, the illustration team at Marvel uses dark colors and action shots to make the haunted mansion story come to life. Whether a fan of ghost stories, a fan of Disney, or just a fan of mystery stories, a wide variety of readers will find enjoyment in this book.


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