New York Times
Book Review With their evocative gothic-style pencil drawings and color illustrations, rhyming riddles, supernatural lore, and well-drawn characters, these books read like old-fashioned ripping yarns.
About the Author
Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Her ghostly middle grade novel, Doll Bones
, received a Newbery Honor, six starred reviews, and was named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly
, Kirkus Reviews
, School Library Journal,
. Her other titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, and the Curse Workers series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award, a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award. She currently lives in New England with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret door. Visit her at BlackHolly.com
Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times
bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure
, Adventure of Meno
(with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly
(a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon
and The Search for WondLa
, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.