Kingdom Keepers I

Kingdom Keepers I

Disney After Dark

Book - 2009
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"In this fantastical thriller, five young teens tapped as models for theme park "guides" find themselves pitted against Disney villains and witches that threaten both the future of Walt Disney World and the stability of the world outside its walls. Using a cutting-edge technology called DHI--which stands for both Disney Host Interactive and Daylight Hologram Imaging--Finn Whitman, an Orlando teen, and four other kids are transformed into hologram projections that guide guests through the park. The new technology turns out, however, to have unexpected effects that are both thrilling and scary. Soon Finn finds himself transported in his DHI form into the Magic Kingdom at night. Is it real? Is he dreaming? Finn's confusion only increases when he encounters Wayne, an elderly Imagineer who tells him that the park is in grave danger. Led by the scheming witch, Maleficent, a mysterious group of characters called the Overtakers is plotting to destroy Disney's beloved realm, and maybe more. This gripping high-tech tale will thrill every kid who has ever dreamed of sneaking into Walt Disney World after hours and wondered what happens at night, when the park is closed"--Publishers description.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009, c2005.
Edition: New DisneyHyperion paperback ed.
ISBN: 9781423123118
Call Number: PEARSON
Characteristics: 324 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Walt Disney World (Fla.) -- Fiction.
Good and evil -- Fiction.
Cartoon characters -- Fiction.
Teenagers -- Fiction.
Holography -- Fiction.
Amusement parks -- Fiction.


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Oct 17, 2017

Disney After Dark, written by Ridley Pearson is the first book in his series, Kingdom Keepers. The whole concept of this series relies on the question, have you ever wondered what happens at Disney World after dark? The book follows Finn Whitman and his friends, who are all connected in the most unexpected way. Living in Florida, Finn is just another teenager trying to find a job, but when he lands a job at Disney World, he gets a whole lot more than he expected. His job is to record himself as a virtual host, a DHI, Disney Host Interactive or Daylight Hologram Imaging. However, Finn and his friends don’t expect to wake up in the park as their holograms in Disney World after it closes at night, they also don’t expect to see the heroes and villains at Disney World to come to life. Overall, the whole concept is perfect for any Disney lover as their dreams come true in one book, where you can celebrate your childhood, while being entertained. I give this book a 4/5 stars, as I do see a lack of character development, but I see that this will change as the series continues.
- @Because_Logic of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

orange_deer_71 Jul 26, 2015

In this book Finn and four other normal teenagers are chosen as characters for something new at the magic kingdom. But that night they have a dream and everything changes. Things at the magic kingdom are going hectic. They learn that they have to find the different clues and put then together before Disneyland is destroyed. They go on epic missions and are almost killed in each one. Together they have to fight the forces of evil and stop Maleficent and the Overtakers from taking over Disneyland.

Jun 26, 2015

This is such a great book and I cannot wait to read the rest in the series.

This is by far one of my favorite book series. It's great for any age!!!

May 04, 2015

AMAZING bOOk series by Ridley!!! I think anyone who has been to the four parks and even the cruises should read this amazing series!!!! It keepes you wanting to read more!! I am on the fifth book so far and excited to read the rest of the series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Even if you haven't been to the parks you can read it but its good to know the rides they go on and where everything is)

Yellow_Hummingbird_4 Mar 02, 2015

is this book one?

Aug 09, 2014

i have been to disney world and guess what it is awesome

Aug 09, 2014

awesome book i think everyone will want to read the whole series like my friend Jaimie

Jan 06, 2014

great book. It is a good book for ages ten and up.

Tulips13 Jul 14, 2013

This book is soooo cool. If you love Disney World, you will love this book. It is like a backstage guide to the park within a story. So much fun!

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