Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You Summary and Reviews

Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You

by Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi

Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You by Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi

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Are you ready for the book that started it all? The superdeluxe, lavishly illustrated, impeccably produced centerpiece to the mega-bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles is on its way! With 142 information-packed pages, 41 fabulous full-color plates, 6 spectacular gatefolds, 6 sumptuous watercolor landscapes, scores of black-and-white and color sketches, and enough information to satisfy even the most demanding faerie enthusiast, this book is destined to be pored over for generations to come. From clever and informative introductory sections explaining essential preparations for your own faerie investigations and faerie world basics, to 6 exhaustive sections featuring 31 fabulous faerie species, to an addendum created by Jared Grace, this long-awaited companion to the worldwide phenomenon more than delivers.

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"Handwritten notes and abundant drawings bring to life a scientific classification system for Brownies ("family: homunculidae"), Pixies, Griffins and the like. " - Publishers Weekly

"The book cover dares the reader to read this book, so peek inside with great care." - Children's Literature

"Field Guide will be pored over by anyone, of any age, who believes in sprites, phookas, and nixies." - School Library Journal

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Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi Author Biography

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 Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare) and The Darkest Part of the Forest. She has been a a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.

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