The Forbidden Library - The Forbidden Library (Paperback)
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The Forbidden Library - The Forbidden Library (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 29/01/2015
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Late one night Alice Creighton hears her father having an argument with a fairy - a snarling, bald beast with warts and needle-like teeth. The next day her father disappears, never to return. And Alice is sent to live with Master Geryon, an uncle she never even knew existed. Geryon has a dark, mysterious library which is strictly off-limits to Alice. But after meeting a talking cat who is willing to sneak her in, Alice opens a book and suddenly finds herself inside it - and the only way out is by conquering the dangerous creatures within . . .

Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
ISBN: 9780552568678
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Compulsive fantasy with a brave, brilliant heroine." * Metro *
"Reminiscent of Corneila Funke's Inkheart and Neil Gaiman's Coraline . . . Wexler ingeniously creates an inventive world with interesting creatures and frightening situations." * School Library Journal *
"The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler is a dream come true for book lovers, child and adult alike . . . certainly deserving of becoming a classic in the future." * BookZone4Boys *
"Working in the grand tradition of children's fantasy, Wexler's off to a promising start" * Kirkus Reviews *
"A charming, adventuresome fantasy from a promising new author" * Booklist *

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“Tense and exciting”

A wonderful and scary concept of having to fight your way out of a book. I loved it!

Hardback edition
18th June 2014
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“The Forbidden Library”

After the death of her father, Alice is taken in by a mysterious relative who owns an enormous private library which is particularly creepy, threatening and scary.

Alice finds out that she has the ability to enter... More

Hardback edition
5th February 2014
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“good”

A twist on the Alice in wonderland tale, a book for those who like fantasy.
When Alice is orphaned she goes to live with Mr geryon who owns a dark forbidden library.
Alice finds a talking cat who leads her into... More

Hardback edition
15th February 2014
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