LILLIPUT by Sam Gayton is a sequel to the classic Gulliver’s Travels fantasy adventure.
Young Lily is kidnapped from the beach near her home by a giant named Gulliver. They return to London where Lily is kept prisoner in a birdcage. Gulliver plans to show the world that his adventures were real and that tiny people actual exist. However with the assistance of a friend, Lily escapes and enlists the cooperation of others to help her return to Lilliput.
Written for the middle grades, children will enjoy this fast-paced story. Even those not familiar with Gulliver’s Travels will easily understand the premise. The beautiful pencil illustrations add to the appeal.
Librarians will find lots of fans among children who enjoy “tiny people” stories.
Published by Peachtree Publishers on September 1, 2015. ARC courtesy of the publisher.