The Field Guide (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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The Grace children discover the faerie world is closer than you think in this repackage of the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles. 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 maybe dangerous world existing parallel to our own-the world of faerie. The Grace children want to share their story, but the faeries ...

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Overview

The Grace children discover the faerie world is closer than you think in this repackage of the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles. 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 maybe dangerous world existing parallel to our own-the world of faerie. The Grace children want to share their story, but the faeries will do everything possible to stop them... In honor of the tenth anniversary of the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles series, which has more than 12 million copies in print worldwide, this edition of The Field Guide features a larger trim size and an original cover with all-new art from Tony DiTerlizzi.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780606320344
  • Publisher: Sanval, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/31/2013
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 107
  • Sales rank: 1,000,076
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2005

    Fantasy vs. Reality

    I was never someone who really enjoyed reading! The only books I really like were children's book. Books that were mandatory to read in school I ready, but not always something I liked or something I would think about reading again. Harry Potter's been out for years now, yet I never had the intention in reading them. It wasn't until July of this year (05) that I finally picked up my sister's Harry Potter books to read. I've finished all 6 in a month. Ever since, I just wanted to read, but it was children's books that I enjoyed. I saw Spiderwick many times, but I never bought them. I guess it was too short! But yesterday, I picked up the boxset and bought it. I was on my way to work, commuting on the train, and started to read book 1. And now it's lunch time, I'am done w/ book 1. It was so interesting! I love it a lot! I'm a day dreamer, so maybe that is the reason I like a lot of children's books b/c its imaginative and creative and it gives you something cute to think about. You'd definitely like to read this book if you like Fantasy stories, but yet sometimes makes you think whether what the author is saying is real. I agree this book is too short, and that they could of combined the 5 books into 1, but it doesn't matter to me now. Whether is 1 book or 5, I'll read them all!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2005

    this is a great book

    this was a great book and a easy read. I thought it was a great fantasy book for all ages!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    Claudia

    I read this when i was nine... it was soooo amazing. I'd read it again even though i am 13. It is good for all ages

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    Scary But Awesome

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    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    Good

    It is very good It may be short but its still one of the best books ever!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    this book is one of the best book I have ever read

    I have read almost all the books now and recomend it to readers who are interested in fictional books

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2007

    Enticing

    I was challenged by a student to read this story and see who finished first, that is how I came to reading this story. I was pulled into the mystery of the home that the Grace children had moved in to. This first book leaves you wanting to pick up the second book to continue this mystery that lurks within the walls of the their home!! Very fun story and some of the illustations can really make the reader feel like they are a part of the story (ie. notes, letters, etc)

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2014

    To demigod interpritor

    DUDE!!!!! I LOSTMY NOOK WHEN I SAID THAT I THOUGHT MY NOOK WAS F-ING UP AND I FOUND IT!!!! I HAD IT FOR A FEW DAYS AND FORGOT WHAT WE MEET ON BUT THEN I WAS LOOKING THROUGH MY BOOKS AND I FOUND A BOOK THAT SAID SPIDERWICK AND THATS WHEN I REMEMBERED!!!!!! IM BACK!!!! what have you been doing?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2014

    Good.

    Good for all ages. Looking forward to the second book

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2014

    Vicmars

    Vicmars lets have sexy sex with you sucking my boobs while you are haveing normel sex

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2014

    Demigod interpritor

    OH MY GOSH IM SO SORRY!!!!! THERE WAS THIS MAJOR BLACKOUT THAT LASTED 4 DAYS THEN MY NOOK WENT WONKY AND I DID NOT HAVE TIME TO FIX IT BECAUSE I HAD TONS OF SCHOOL WORK!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2013

    Creepy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2013

    The best

    The are the best books ever p.s i have read all of them

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2013

    A good start

    A great series beginning

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2012

    A friend recommended this book and series to me. I was a bit dou

    A friend recommended this book and series to me. I was a bit doubtful for a moment about the book, but now, I LOVE IT!!!!! I want my mom to buy book 2!

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  • Posted January 14, 2012

    Enjoyed!

    I got the whole set for Christmas! I'm glad I liked them! haha! I think the whole series could have been put into one book, but they were divided into very small books for some reason. But I enjoyed them very much!

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  • Posted January 4, 2011

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    Great for all ages

    This book is a very short but good read. I thought it was amazing how a lot of action is featured in such a small compact book. It's a perfect book for kids as there's plenty of magic, fantasy, and action all in one. There's not much boring dialogue and you don't have to worry about heavy character development. It's basically a book that's just meant to be read and to have fun.

    If you are familiar with Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events, this book may be for you. Although they are two very different books, the idea of making this book a "true story" is similar. I liked that little bit and thought it was a fun addition to the book and provides appeal to younger readers.

    The illustrations were also nicely done and provides a good visual aid to help picturing the story. As to the characters; they're all fun and once the magical/fantastical elements have been added, it's even better.

    This is a great novel for younger readers, but give it a try even if you don't fall into the age category! it's quick and light and shouldn't even take long to read. What's amazing is in those bits of pages is a lot of things happening to keep the reader entertained for a short while. I will be reading the rest of the series for sure.

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  • Posted April 22, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Spiderwick Chronicles the Field Guide

    The "Spiderwick Chronicles the Field Guide" by Tony Diterlizzi and published by Simon and Schuster Books, is a very good book. It really makes you feel like you are standing in a dark hallway with Jarred or fighting monsters with Mallory and Simon. The adventures that the three of them go on are just amazing. It makes you never want to put the book down. Once you have finished the book, you have a strong desire to go out and buy the next book in the series. My favorite part in the book is when Jarred finally gets into the attic. He finds all kinds of interesting stuff; the walls are covered in book shelves and there are pictures all over the place. But the most interesting part was when he found a book that read "A History of Scottish Dwarves, a Compendium of Brownie Visitations from around the World, and an Etomy of Insects and other Flying Creatures". I think that was a very cool part.

    I recommend this book to every one who likes adventures, monsters, and other cool creatures. If you don't like this Fantasy/Science Fiction then I feel sorry for you, because you won't read this book.

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  • Posted February 24, 2010

    Spider wick chronicles book one

    There was three kids they just moved into there aunts house. They found a dumbwaiter. The dumbwaiter went up to a old library.
    Jared got into the dumbwaiter and went up to the dark library and in the old library they had old books. Then after they found the old library they found a trunk in the attic that Jared found. He found a old book in the trunk and when he started to read it bad stuff has been happening to the kids. They have been looking for the thing that has been doing that stuff to them.
    I liked this book because it is a mystery. My favorite part is where bad stuff has been happening to them.
    In conclusion I think this book is an adventure that all the kids will relate to them.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 23, 2010

    spider creap

    This book is about three kids finding this ferry's. The kids fawned this book its about caching them. Fares ties the sisters hare to a bed post. One of the boys fines a book in a dark dusty room. I like this book because the adventure the kids have. It talks about magic things happen to the kids. If you like magic and dork things this book for you. If you like thrills Spider Wick for you . I thank people mite like this book. (Its sans like a book for kids to read.

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