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Written by Derek Landy
Part of the Skulduggery Pleasant SeriesWrite A Review
Prize winning Skulduggery Pleasant is back for a third thrilling adventure. Along with his side-kick Stephanie, Skulduggery, the skeleton detective, must stand up to the Faceless Ones in a typically dramatic, dangerous and funny new adventure. The world of Skulduggery is a feast of invention. Click here to see all the Skulduggery titles.
Third bone-breaking, belly-busting adventure in the series that puts the "funny" back in... um... funny series. That didn't really work, did it?
Praise for Derek Landy:
'Landy [has the] ability to craft an engaging story from start to finish.' - Inis
'Derek Landy has been something of a publishing phenomenon.' - Irish Post
Praise for Skulduggery Pleasant:
'A gripping debut.' - Phil Hogan, Observer
'Landy's witty style will win him fans of all ages ... It's a good job Harry's [Potter] resigning before he's forcibly retired.' - Irish Mail on Sunday
'Hugely enjoyable - a thrill-a-minute adventure.' - Jonathan Stroud, author of the Bartimaeus Trilogy
'It's exciting, pacy, nicely handled and fun. I sincerely hope Landy revisits these characters.' - Philip Ardagh, Guardian
'Skulduggery Pleasant serves up a thoroughly satisfying blend of humour, magic and adventure. Once you've met Stephanie and Skulduggery, you'll be clamouring for a sequel.' Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series
'A remarkably accomplished debut with wonderful dialogue.' - Robert Dunbar, Irish Times
'A rip-roaring adventure.' - Irish Sunday Independent
Publication date: 03/09/2009
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
|Publication date:||2nd April 2009|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical, Funny, Horror & Ghost Stories|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
Derek Landy is far too modest to talk about any awards or accolades his books may have won. He will not, for instance, mention the fact that his first book, Skulduggery Pleasant, won the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book of the Decade Award AND the Red House Children's Book Award, or that his second, Playing With Fire, won an Irish Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, or that his third, The Faceless Ones, is his mother's personal favourite. He could go on, all the way to The End of the World, which is the title of the story ...More About Derek Landy
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