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Lucinda's Secret: The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book #3 ***ADVANCE READING COPY*** ***SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS***

Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black

22,689 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 0689859384 / ISBN 13: 9780689859380
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 2004
Used Condition Near Fine Plus Soft Cover
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Special Advance Reviewer Copy. First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, by Tony DiTerizzi & Holly Black who has also added the date "2006" on the FULL title page. Unread Near Fine Plus book with small scuff mark on front cover lower corner. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Please check our inventory for additional signed Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black titles. Bookseller Inventory # 003754

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Synopsis:

Let the story of my niece and nephews be a warning. The more you know, the more danger you're in. And trust me, you don't want to meddle with the Little People. -- S.S.
One thrilling adventure -- The Spiderwick Chronicles!
Their world is closer than you think.

Review: The Grace kids--13-year-old Mallory and 9-year-old twins Jared and Simon--get to catch their breath in the third installment of the Spiderwick Chronicles, as they visit their "crazy old" Aunt Lucinda for some help in deciding the fate of the troublesome Field Guide

Fresh from near-fatal goblin and troll attacks in the previous book (The Seeing Stone, the children are torn over whether to hang onto their long-lost great-great-uncle's book or to turn it over to the menacing faeries. Thimbletack--the house brownie who's transmogrified into an angry "boggart"--has lost his patience with the kids, and he starts subjecting Jared to increasingly nasty pranks. Hoping that Lucinda might know something about Uncle Arthur's fate (or at least have some advice on how to fend off the faeries), the three children talk their mom into a trip to the asylum for a visit--but there they learn their situation might be even more dangerous than they imagined. (And, as readers of the series know, the kids already thought they were in hot water.)

Holly Black doesn't dish up the action quite as fast as she did in the first two books, but Spiderwick fans won't be disappointed: We learn more Spiderwick family history, we get an ominous glimpse of events to come, and Tony DiTerlizzi introduces a few new faeries to the menagerie in his ever-evocative pen and ink--including a special treat, the Cheshire-esque phooka. ("You've lost your uncle! How careless.") Ages 6 to 10) --Paul Hughes

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Title: Lucinda's Secret: The Spiderwick Chronicles,...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Tony DiTerlizzi

Book Condition: Near Fine Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Signed: Signed By Both Authors on the Full Title Page

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

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