The Sign Of The Black Rock by Scott ChantlerThe Sign Of The Black Rock by Scott Chantler

The Sign Of The Black Rock

byScott ChantlerIllustratorScott Chantler

Paperback | September 1, 2011

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Young readers (and adults, too) will feel transported by the clever, intricate plotline and superb, sweeping illustrations of this second title in the Three Thieves series. The action resumes as our three goodhearted fugitives stop at a roadside inn during a ferocious thunderstorm. Narrow escapes ensue as Grig, the scheming and selfish innkeeper, endeavors to capture the trio and secure a reward from the Queen. Tensions mount further as the Queen's Dragons arrive at the tavern, hot on the trail of the fugitives and immediately suspicious of the smarmy Grig. Will Grig get his due? Will the fugitives escape? And why hasn't Grig's gentle wife spoken a word in ten years? You can bet she's got a secret.
Scott Chantler is an award-winning cartoonist. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.Scott Chantler is an award-winning cartoonist. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.
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Title:The Sign Of The Black RockFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.12 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554534178

ISBN - 13:9781554534173

Appropriate for ages: 9

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The faces are simple, but emotive, and the detailed line work in the backgrounds and costumes helps considerably in giving the fantastic world a believable dimension. The book has gentle slapstick moments, which add to its appeal.-School Library Journal