The Chronicles Of Spiderwick
Written by Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
Part of the Spiderwick Chronicle Series
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The Spiderwick Chronicles is a fast paced story with just enough shadows to chill young readers without scaring them into nightmares. This collector’s picture book offers a visually stunning tour of the enchanted Spiderwick world. It is well packaged, papered in dark colours with titles in suitably spidery antique font, and Tony DiTerlizzi's artwork is splendid.
The Chronicles Of Spiderwick by Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
Their world is closer than you think... in fact, it at last comes to life in this breathtaking novelty book! Take a tour with Thimbletack, resident caretaker and protector of the Spiderwick mansion, as he guides you through his scrapbook and personal collection of faerie artefacts. Uncover the history of the Spiderwick Estate and its former occupants; peruse through lost letters to discover long held secrets; browse through personal items from the Grace children and read snippets of stories from around the world about encounters with strange and mythical creatures. Filled with full-colour illustrations, photographs and never before seen original art pieces, as well as pull-outs and pop-ups, The Chronicles of Spiderwick is the ultimate accompaniment for loyal fans of the series and a vital introduction for new ones Their world has arrived, dare to step inside.
"With their evocative gothic-style... illustrations, rhyming riddles, supernatural lore, and well-drawn characters, these books read like old fashioned ripping yarns." New York Times Book Review
"Just the sort of book for children to share with their parents in a big easy chair." Los Angeles Times Book Review
About the Author
Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
More books by Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
Simon & Schuster Ltd
5th November 2007
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