Minecraft is one of the most popular games of all-time, spawning countless toys, clothes and mods to keep the whole family entertained.
The Mojang game is still incredibly popular today, with over 90 million currently-active monthly players, and with lots of parents praising the game for its accessibility and its ability to encourage imaginative youngsters.
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If you know a little one who’s obsessed with Minecraft, then the latest offering from acclaimed UK poet Tony Walsh will be right up their street.
“It sums up beautifully what every Minecraft player feels…” (@stampylongnose) “That’s Why I Love Minecraft!” Written by Tony Walsh @LongfellaPoet and illustrated by Adam “The Wizard” Clarke @thecommonpeople Pre-order https://t.co/elo1sn5NJu #BuildABetterWorld #GamingForLife pic.twitter.com/y9AXP69dvt
— thewizardandwyld (@WizardandWyld) October 13, 2018
That’s Why I Love Minecraft! is a brand-new poetry book written by Walsh and illustrated by Adam Clarke, and it’s the perfect stocking-filler for younger gamers.
Described as being “brilliant for getting children into reading,” the story showcases the adventures experienced by players, the creativity the game encourages, and explores the ways in which the game connects people across global divides.
A fantastically unique poetry book for children, Walsh brings the love of Minecraft to life with his easy-to-read rhymes alongside colourful and fun artwork from Clarke.
And, if you’re a parent who fails to understand the draw of Minecraft, this book might even teach you a thing or two as well!
Check out the following video of Walsh reading the poem below.
The book is currently up for a pre-order to be released world-wide on 10th November 2018.