Poison Pages

Poison Pages

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by Michael Dahl, Martin Blanco
     
 

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A young woman finds a bizarre book on a crowded bus. After reading a few pages, she becomes trapped inside the book itself. The pages spread out like an endless plain. A mysterious stranger known only as the Librarian offers to guide her to safety. But even he is vulnerable to the pages most potent snare,the millions of letters covering the paper were penned with… See more details below

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Overview

A young woman finds a bizarre book on a crowded bus. After reading a few pages, she becomes trapped inside the book itself. The pages spread out like an endless plain. A mysterious stranger known only as the Librarian offers to guide her to safety. But even he is vulnerable to the pages most potent snare,the millions of letters covering the paper were penned with poisonous ink!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Cathy Puett Miller
Another in the "Stone Arch Adventure" series, this graphic novel could be the magnet you are looking for to draw struggling readers into chapter books. Its savvy, modern-day illustrations, short, appealing story, and fascinating facts at its conclusion are the perfect fit. Reading consultant, Elizabeth Stedem adds meaningful extensions in the form of discussion questions, writing prompts, and Internet sites. Linked to facthound.com, kids can visit the Internet after reading this book and find other similar books plus links to interesting topics related to the book's theme.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598894226
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Series:
Library of Doom Series
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,344,031
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher's Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. And he has won awards for his board books for the earliest learners, Duck Goes Potty and Bear Says "Thank You!" Dahl has written and edited numerous graphic novels for younger readers, authored the Library of Doom adventure series, the Dragonblood books, Trollhunters, and the Hocus Pocus Hotel mystery/comedy series. Dahl has spoken at schools, libraries, and conferences across the US and the UK, including ALA, AASL, IRA, and Renaissance Learning. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota in a haunted house.

Martin Blanco was born in Argentina and studied drawing and painting at the Fine Arts University of Buenos Aires. He is currently a freelance illustrator and lives in Barcelona, Spain where he is working on films and comic books. Blanco loves to read, especially thrillers and horror. He also enjoys soccer, the Barcelona football team, and playing the drums with his friends.

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