Friday, June 13, 2008

The Spiderwick Chronicles

The library's got quite a collection of these, and I checked out a few last week. They're quite fun, well-constructed little stories that draw on a lot of the older, fiercer fairy tales, build the suspense well, and finish of nicely within a scant hundred pages, which is incredibly impressive.

And they're lovely books too, easy to hold and with beautiful covers.

I was confused by the apparent presence of two book ones, but further research (ie a quick look at shows that there are at least two series.

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