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Superficially, the Spiderwick Chronicles smack of Lemony Snicket, with its "true story" setup and breathless warnings ("Go away/close the book/put it down/do not look"). But Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black owe no one for the intensely absorbing world they've created. Black certainly showed fey promise in her slightly freaky debut and DiTerlizzi has weird cred to spare, from his zany Jimmy Zangwow to countless credits for the Magic: The Gathering card game.
By combining their ample skill with thoughtful art direction and demanding production values, the duo has succeeded in creating a series with irresistible appeal. Each book promises a quick read, snappy plot progression, and dozens of DiTerlizzi's imaginative pen-and-ink drawings. So if you're drawn to The Field Guide at all, you might as well save yourself the trouble and make sure you have the second book (The Seeing Stone handy. (Ages 6 to 10) --Paul Hughes
I think this book is a diecent book for, er, 2nd and 3rd graders. Well at least I like it. ( By the way, I' m in 2 nd grade.)™Published 10 days ago by Andrea Calandrella
I am ver pleased with the book i purchased! It came in a timely manner and was everything the description said it would be! Highly recommand this seller!Published 24 days ago by Ceasar
This is a wonderful book for children between the ages of ten and 14 and any adults of the same frame of mind.Published 1 month ago by Miriam Farrell
The story itself was good and my son liked it, but the story abruptly ends just as it was starting to get interesting. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Thompson