Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat Series #1)

Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat Series #1)

by Francesca Lia Block

Paperback(Anniversary)

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Overview

“Transcendent.” New York Times Book Review

“Magnificent.” Village Voice

“Sparkling.” Publishers Weekly

Francesca Lia Block’s dazzling debut novel, Weetzie Bat, is not only a genre-shattering, critically acclaimed gem, it's also widely recognized as a classic of young adult literature, having captivated readers for generations.

This coming-of-age novel follows the eponymous Weetzie Bat and her best friend Dirk as they navigate life and love in a timeless, dreamlike version of Los Angeles. When Weetzie is granted three wishes by a genie, she discovers that there are unexpected ramifications….

Winner of the prestigious Phoenix Award, Weetzie Bat is a beautiful, poetic work of magical realism that is perfect for fans of Laura Ruby, Neil Gaiman, and Kelly Link.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060736255
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/06/2004
Series: Weetzie Bat Series , #1
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 351,739
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.26(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy. Her work is published around the world.

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