Beginning with a thoughtful and informative introduction, progressing through six exhaustive sections featuring thirty-one faerie species, and culminating with an addendum that includes observations supplied by Jared Grace, this long-awaited compendium to the worldwide Spiderwick phenomenon delivers enough information to satisfy even the most demanding faerie enthusiast. Not only will readers learn the habits and habitats of the fourteen fantastical creatures featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling chapter books, but they will be delighted and astonished by an additional seventeen creatures. Also included are dozens of snippets from Arthur Spiderwick,s personal journal as well as cameos from a few series favorites.
With so much to offer, this book is destined to be pored over for generations to come!
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers|
|Series:||The Spiderwick Chronicles|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Lexile:||1230L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||9 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), the Modern Faerie Tales series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Darkest Part of the Forest, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), and the Folk of the Air series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award, a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. She lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her at BlackHolly.com.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Letter from Arthur Spiderwick
Foreword by Tony DiTerlizzi
The Invisible World
Equipment and Protection
List of Plates
Stray Sod (Herbiformidae)
Sea Serpents (Serpentimaridae)
Addendum by Jared Grace
For Further Reading