Skull Island is a scary and mysterious place. Come ashore and begin your adventurebut beware! There is danger lurking at every turn. From the cover to the very end with its magnificent illustrations, the book keeps you on edge. The map on the last page is the clincher. It is a perfect "I Can Read," story for developing readers because children will be drawn in and want to know what is told herein. The book is based on a motion picture screenplay by Fran Waklsh, Phillipa Boyens, and Peter Jackson, which is based on a story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace. Inside the back cover are reproductions of the covers of "More King Kong books for you to love." The paperback edition will be ideal for young children to handle and is affordable for parents. Reading with Help Level 2. 2005, HarperCollins Publisher, Ages 5 to 8.