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Score: 9.1/10  [2 reviews]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 3386 - Animorphs - 6 - The Capture
Written by: K.A.Applegate

Animorphs - 6 - The Capture
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$12.00
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May 2012

Animorphs - 6 - The Capture product reviews

We can't tell you who we are. Or where we live. It's too risky, and we've got to be careful. But everyone is in danger, yeah even you.

When the Animorphs decide to visit the Yeerk's new base, it seems simple. But then they get caught and Jake falls - just for a moment - into the Yeerk pool. Now they're out, and his friends can't see it. To them he's just like normal. But Jake is screaming for help. His worst fear has finally come true. He's become the enemy.

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aliens   animals   animorphs   k a applegate   scholastic   series
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Review by: kymmage (Kym)
Dated: 2nd of November, 2012

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This Review: 9.3/10
Price:
Score 10 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 8 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

I sat down to read this last night around 9pm. I was not sure how far I would get because I was pretty tired. Like the other book I have read in this series, I was immediately hooked by the action. The author assumes you know a fair bit about the group, but you could read this without knowing too much about the plot. Over the course of the book everything becomes clear and little details are given to jog your memory or fill the new reader in.

The language in this book is really natural, aside from the alien stuff. The kids talk in a way that doesn't feel stilted or weird. You almost fall into their world and their friendships seamlessly. I really like that about the book, because some books feel really clunky at the beginning. Usually the author hits their stride at page 30, but here it's almost right away.

I liked the animal morphing parts of the book. The kids are really grossed out by how their bodies change. Especially with some of the animal choices in this book, where the animals grossed them out in the first place. Those parts were quite funny and they cut up the tension in other parts. I like that you get a sense of what it might feel like as that animal too. Though we might never really know, it is fun to imagine how you would see, hear, and smell things.

I finished this book around 11:30pm. So much for an early night! It was too good to put down though and at 150 pages it was a nice quick read for me. The price is pretty good for a novel like this. I would pay more to see a movie, and I'd imagine that a younger reader would take a bit longer to read it. This makes it cost effective for its entertainment value.

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Review by: nerdalert1101 (Gordon)
Dated: 6th of June, 2012

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This Review: 9.0/10
Price:
Score 10 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 10 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 6 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

well, what comes as a surprise to me is that I thought this would be the last book in this new series, but at the back there is a part containing an exert from the next book, and sure enough, book 7 was next in the series, also it showed up on the website. I loved the background on the book, it looked like a cross between the outline of a fly's eye and some sort image that was the silhouette of one of those graphs they use to show the human DNA genome.

The blurb on the back was interesting, as I already know what the yeerks are and have watched an animorphs TV series episode that is almost like what the blurb said, so I was very much looking forward to a.seeing how they did this version at Jake's point of view, and b.see what goes in in Jake's head once the yeerk takes him over. The story starts off very well, it tells you a bit about what has gone on so far, and gives that whole no-one-can-be-trusted feel.

from start to finish, the book went on well it really gave you a sort on inside feel of what goes on in the minds out animals or insects we fear or despise, and it is all so descriptive, like all this really happened! Of all the animorphs characters, I have to say that Jake is my favorite, he is very brave, smart, and doesn't give up without a fight, so any book where he is the main character has got to be one of my favorites.

There is almost no violence, I'd say that even though this book has been put under "young adult", I think kids that are over 8 years old will love it, if they aren't grossed out by reading the parts where the characters morph. Price is good, as always, it is at that whole Goldilocks state of price, so I give this whole book a big thumbs-up! enjoy! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

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