The Skull of Truth: A Magic Shop Book by Bruce CovilleThe Skull of Truth: A Magic Shop Book by Bruce Coville

The Skull of Truth: A Magic Shop Book

byBruce CovilleIllustratorGary A. Lippincott

Paperback | February 15, 2007

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Mr. Elives's magic shop is back, and this time it is on the other side of Tucker's Swamp. And Tucker's Swamp is where Charlie Eggleston heads to escape a beating-for lying. Charlie can't seem to keep from lying, though sometimes his lies are for a good cause. When Charlie stumbles into Mr. Elives's magic shop, his eyes light upon The Skull. Charlie steals The Skull and it puts him under some sort of spell-he can only tell the truth. Trouble is, now no one believes him. . . .
BRUCE COVILLEis the author of over 100 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller My Teacher is an Alien, the Unicorn Chronicles series, and the much-beloved Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in a dozen languages and won children's choice awards in a dozen states. Before becoming a...
Title:The Skull of Truth: A Magic Shop BookFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.58 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5 × 0.58 inPublished:February 15, 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152060847

ISBN - 13:9780152060848

Appropriate for ages: 10


Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO GOOD! This was a favorite of mine as a kid. It's excellent!
Date published: 2018-08-22

Editorial Reviews

* A fast-moving, rollicking, yet serious tale, [that] will keep youngsters thinking."- School Library Journal, starred review"This skillfully told, fast-paced fantasy ranges in mood from serious to scary, but it's always laced with humor."- The Horn Book Children's Choice Award NomineeA School Library Journal Best Book of the YearSchool Librarians International Honor Book"