With Fan Expo about to hit Toronto this weekend, we thought it would be a great time to highlight some of the awesome books DK Canada has to offer fans of many of the franchises featured at the Expo.
Fan Expo is one of North America’s largest shows for lovers of movies, sci-fi, comics and all things Fan-tastic. Unofficially Canada’s answer to the legendary San Diego Comic Con, over 100,000 fans will descend on the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto from September 3 to 6, and DK will be there to greet them with a booth full of the latest and greatest of their titles featuring Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Doctor Who and more.
You can check out the awesome selection of titles at the online DK Canada Fan Expo Boutique. Chock full of stats, trivia, amazing artwork and graphics, these books make fantastic gifts for tween, teen and adult fans alike.
We asked 10 year old Nate to review a couple of books from DK’s Fan Expo Boutique for us. Read about his choices below, and be sure to enter for your chance to win a LEGO Ninjago book from DK Canada.
My name is Nate. I am 10 years old. Today I will be reviewing Marvel Avengers Ultimate Character Guide and LEGO Ninjago Secret World Of The Ninja. I was sent these books and think they are awesome because they tell you everything you need to know about their respective worlds and characters.
Marvel Avengers Ultimate Character Guide
This book is about all the Marvel Avengers – heroes and villains. The book names each character by both their real name and superhero name, their occupation, their origins and their powers. It also includes stats like their height, weight, eye colour and hair colour. What’s so cool about this book is it has lots of pictures from the comics, both old and new, so you can see how they have changed over time.
- FRONT COVER: The front cover is cool cause it has all the Avengers on it, plus Ant Man!
- BACK COVER: The back cover has an epic picture of Ultron and includes details about the book.
- FACTS: This book has more than 225 heroes and villains listed, which is great for learning more about any of your favourite characters.
- INSIDE STUFF: It is in alphabetical order by their hero name. On the first page it has a list of every superhero and tells you which page to find them on, which makes it easy to find whoever you are looking for
Who would like this book: If you are a fan or you want to learn more about the Marvel Avengers characters then you will like this book. It’s a good gift for anyone who likes the movies and would like to know more about the characters.
LEGO Ninjago Secret World of the Ninja
This book has everything you need to know about the LEGO Ninjago characters. Throughout the book there are pages telling you about each Ninja and other important characters like the bad guys and the teams. The book has some pictures of the different LEGO Ninjago sets. There is a neat quiz which tell you what type of Ninjago character you would be in real life. It has everything you need to know from the skeleton season to the tournament season.
- FRONT COVER: The front cover has all the ninjas and other neat pictures.
- BACK COVER: The back cover tells you what is in the book and some more epic pictures.
- FACTS: It has information about all the teams and ninjas. It also comes with an exclusive Sensei Wu mini figure
- INSIDE STUFF: It has pictures of the characters. It tells you the element of the character. It tells you a lot of the stuff that happens in the show.
Who would like this book: Someone who likes LEGO and the idea of Ninjas. Fans of LEGO Ninjago. Anyone who wants to learn more about the world of Ninjago.
DK Canada Book Giveaway
DK Canada is giving away a copy of LEGO Ninjago Secret World of the Ninja to one lucky Tweenhood reader. Enter below for your chance to win!
This giveaway is open to Canadian residents 18+ only, excluding Quebec. A winner will be chosen at random and notified via email. The winner will be required to answer a skill-testing question and have 48 hours to respond, otherwise another winner will be chosen. The giveaway starts Wednesday, September 2nd and ends September 27th at 11:59 p.m. ET.
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