"Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets science fiction" - Leonie B.
"The tale is well-written and carries the reader along effortlessly through an imaginative civilization, introducing young readers to the difference between intuition and rationalization while keeping the story light and adventurous. Young people who enjoy reading stories like Juster's 'The Phantom Tollbooth' will enjoy this book." - Rowena L.
"I didn't imagine this witty, ironic, funny and educational book would become one of my 2016 favorite reads." - Alexia P.
"The idea was so new! I wanted to know how the author would exploit it. I found that the book was much more original and entertaining than some of the really famous contemporary YA books, and it could be a fun read even for adults (toward the end I really couldn't put it down, I needed to know how it ended!)." - Alessandra V.
"Mundell and Lacast have devised an ingenious plot using the tesseract concept found in 'A Wrinkle in Time' with the setting being the brain of the protagonist's father." - Douglas B. Educator
5 stars - "The authors have found a creative way to introduce the functions of the brain in a creative way that's full of action, adventure, and suspense. This will be a popular book in middle grades and middle school boys will enjoy this one!" - Susan G., ALA Librarian
"This story is full of high-stakes adventure, and it often excels in its imaginative and allegorical exploration of real-world issues" - Kirkus Reviews
"The descriptions of the various locations, creatures, and residents of the Brainiverse are both fun and intelligent. Bernard is an engaging protagonist." - Kirkus Reviews
"A fun way for kids/preteens to learn about science and the brain. The pictures are also really great and add a lot to the story" - Olivia F., Reviewer at Harvard Medical School
"Teachers are always looking for ways to enhance scientific literacy and Brainwalker is the perfect vehicle to bridge the gap between exciting adventure and scientific inquiry." -Jennifer C., Educator
"The characters and the setting of this book are truly unique and very diverse, the plot is filled with fiction mixed with real brain concepts and puts everything into perspective from both fiction and reality" - Gabrielle M.
"I loved the way the authors used simple brain concepts, yet weren't afraid of creating a fantasy world rather than a literal version of the brain. It's refreshing to find a young teen character who is fascinated by subjects like the brain, neuroscience and quantum physics." -Paul B.
"Fast paced, imaginative, and adventurous. With both elements of actual brain anatomy as well as fantastical components" - Jackie C.
"Definitely an approach to teenage urban fantasy that I've never seen before. I found myself quite enamored with Bernard and all his geeky questions and theories... Underneath all the neurology, it's really a story about connection and love and fighting for what's important." -Kristen C.
"Great scientific fiction that offers the readers a fantastic experience of the scientific adventure with beautifully written words, the well laid out plots, and lifelike characters in the story." - Yichen T.
"A great Teen read revolving around young minds faced with the challenges of life." - Linda B.
"This brilliant new novel grapples with the most exciting topic possible, and invites middle school, young adults and also adult readers into the inexhaustible mystery of the universe. Take the walk."- Maureen G., Educator