New from the author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncelloas Library and coauthor of the I Funny series with James Patterson! Celebrate the power of imagination with this action-packed New York Times bestseller that shows that sometimes the real story starts after you close the book! What if your favorite characters came to life? Billyas spending the summer in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, thereas Dr. Librisas private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. The clash of swords. The twang of arrows. Sometimes he can even feel the ground shaking. Itas almost as if the stories heas reading are coming to life! But thatas impossible . . . isnat it? aA wonderful tale. . . . This book is like no other Iave read. Itas a complete original.a aJames Patterson qKids will enjoy the cartoonish mayhem, especially given Grabenstein's breezy narrative voice and jaunty wit....as in 'Lemoncello', there is a winning generosity and sweetness to the story's telling.q--The New York Times qChris Grabenstein gleefully plunders great works of literature for his cast of secondary characters . . . a madcap mash-up that 8-to-12 year olds will want to devour in big gulps.qaThe Wall Street Journal qEffortlessly readable and a whole lot of fun.q a Booklist Reviews From the Hardcover edition.Sometimes he can even feel the ground shaking. Itas almost as if the stories heas reading are coming to life! But thatas impossible . . . isnat it? aA wonderful tale. . . . This book is like no other Iave read.
|Title||:||The Island of Dr. Libris|
|Publisher||:||Random House Books for Young Readers - 2015-03-24|