Have you ever wondered what happens in Disney World after dark? Do the characters around the park sometimes seem just a little too real? Finn is one of five kids chosen to be the models for new holographic hosts at Magic Kingdom, but he soon finds out that he is actually connected to his image–when he goes to sleep, his mind goes into the hologram and he can travel around the park. But this isn’t just a fun new trick: the Imagineers began this program because some of the characters are beginning to have minds of their own, to move beyond their rides and actually cause harm. It turns out that when enough people believe in something, it becomes real, and millions of people believe in Disney characters.
This book was full of action and excitement, and really cool ideas. The fact that it is set in a real place just adds to it, and since the book was actually published by Disney, the author is free to use all the Disney characters instead of making up new characters that seem slightly familiar. Lots of different people would love this book, but I think it would be especially good for boys in upper elementary and middle school.
Reviewed by Rachel