A prince and his best friend Angus love playing computer games. On his 11th birthday, a strange guest gives Prince Tango the wildest game he has ever played. Tango and Angus sweep their fingers across the Magicpad and thus sweep themselves into a world of dangerous and scary creatures. They use their wits and every computer game skill they know to literally save their own skin.
Terri McIntyre is a retired teacher of gifted children and lives with her family in northeastern Arizona. She is the author of a chapter book for pre-teens (Stronghold, available on Amazon), a play for READ Magazine, articles for educational publications and many unpublished stories.
The illustrator for Magic Game is Marshal Mageo (pronounced Mahng-ayo) is a teacher substitute and is studying computer science. Marshal is from American Samoa.
My grandson plays Minecraft ALL the time. Well, most of the time that he's not doing chores and homework. I watched him play and that gave birth to the story. Watch my grandson on this YouTube video as I read the opening page to Magic Game:
http://youtu.be/97MnaQv_LCM. (copy and paste the link into your browser)