Dimensions: 608 pages, 8 × 5 × 1.9 in
Published: October 6, 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1416986855
ISBN - 13: 9781416986850
About the Book
The original five-book Spiderwick Chronicles adventure is now available in one exquisitely produced volume. It includes such bonus features as an exclusive making of section filled with early sketches of characters, and an all-star gallery where other artists put their spin on the characters and creatures. Full color.
From the Publisher
After finding a mysterious, handmade field guide in the attic of
the ramshackle old mansion they''ve just moved into, Jared; his
twin brother, Simon; and their older sister, Mallory, discover that
there''s a magical and often capricious world existing parallel to
our own -- the world of faerie. Now their entire New York
Times bestselling adventure is available in one exquisite
volume. Featuring all five books in the original Spiderwick
Chronicles series, this handsome edition also includes three
recently unearthed bonus chapters; an exclusive "making of" section
filled with early sketches of characters like the Grace kids,
Thimbletack, and Hogsqueal; and, as a special added bonus, an
all-star gallery where other popular artists put their spin on the
characters and creatures that populate the world of Spiderwick.
Fans and novices alike will treasure this handy, all-in-one
introduction to the world of Spiderwick!
About the Author
Author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi was born in Los Angeles, California in 1969. He received a degree in graphic design from the Florida School of the Arts and the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 1992. He spent six years working as a freelancer for TSR, the publisher of Dungeons and Dragons. His first picture book, Jimmy Zangwow's Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure was published in 2000. He won the University of Chicago's Zena Sutherland Book Award for Ted and a Caldecott Honor in 2003 for The Spider and the Fly. He has written and illustrated numerous books including G is for One Gzonk! and Kenny and the Dragon. He met author Holly Black during a magazine interview on his work for Dungeons and Dragons. Together, they created two series: The Spiderwick Chronicles and Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles. In 2008, a live action adaptation of The Spiderwick Chronicles was made by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies.