Liam O'Donnell was born in Northern Ireland and came to Canada when he was five years old. He studied media at Ryerson University and has worked on film sets in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. He is the author of the popular Max Finder Mysteries. Liam now teaches elementary school in Toronto. Visit www.liamodonnell.com for more information.
Mike Deas is the illustrator of the bestselling Graphic Guide Adventure series. His love for illustative storytelling developed at an early age while growing up on Saltspring Island, British Columbia. Capilano College's Commercial Animation Program in Vancouver helped Mike fine-tune his drawing skills and imagination. Mike enjoys traveling, and he has worked in England and California as a concept artist, texture artist and art director in the video game industry. Mike and his wife, Nancy, live in sunny Victoria, British Columbia.
Twelve year-old Hamid thought he could handle any Minecraft challenge. But when a diseased magma cube infects his best friend and his school principal teams up with ultimate force of darkness, Hamid is ready to say Game Over.
But the nightmare has just begun.
Trapped in Minecraft and running out of time, Hamid, Jaina and their video game allies must race across the Nether to cure Ant, catch Principal Whiner and defeat Herobrine before his army of monsters invades the real world.
Grab your pickaxe, the Battle of the Blocks continues . . .