Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III by Colin MeloyWildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III by Colin Meloy

Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III

byColin Meloy

Paperback | February 3, 2015

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From Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society, comes the stunning third book in the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series the Wildwood Chronicles.

A young girl's midnight séance awakens a long-slumbering malevolent spirit.... A band of runaway orphans allies with an underground collective of saboteurs and plans a daring rescue of their friends, imprisoned in the belly of an industrial wasteland.... Two old friends draw closer to their goal of bringing together a pair of exiled toy makers in order to reanimate a mechanical boy prince.... As the fate of Wildwood hangs in the balance.

The Wildwood Chronicles is a mesmerizing and epic tale, at once firmly steeped in the classics of children's literature and completely fresh at the same time. In this book, Colin Meloy continues to expand and enrich the magical world and cast of characters he created in Wildwood, while Carson Ellis once again brings that world to life with her gorgeous artwork, including six full-color plates.

Colin Meloy once wrote Ray Bradbury a letter, informing him that he "considered himself an author too." He was ten. Since then, Colin has gone on to be the singer and songwriter for the band the Decemberists, where he channels all of his weird ideas into weird songs. With the Wildwood Chronicles, he is now channeling those ideas into n...
Title:Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book IIIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 7.75 × 6 × 1.64 inPublished:February 3, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062024760

ISBN - 13:9780062024763

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Whimsical A great, whimsical book. My girls really enjoyed. This is truly a wild tale with lots of twists and turns along the way.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wildwood Imperium Not as good as the other 2 books in this series, a little long and not quite as exciting. I like the message of this book however.
Date published: 2014-09-15

Editorial Reviews

“Meloy gives his antic imagination full rein to produce work that...is brilliantly sui generis.”