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By: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Disney+Lucasfilm+Press

The classic tale of good versus evil set in a galaxy far, far away, quickly became a cultural phenomenon during its time, inspiring a generation of story lovers and storytellers. Now, the original trilogy of Star Wars shines anew with the vibrant concept art of Ralph McQuarrie, the legendary conceptual designer behind the original trilogy.Collected in a picture book for the first time, McQuarrie’s art is paired with captivating text by New York Times bestselling author Tony DiTerlizzi-a winning combination that will delight Star Wars fans old and new and …

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The Ironwood Tree (Spiderwick Chronicles Series #4)
By: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Level: 10-11

The fourth episode of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s Spiderwick Chronicles is here and more spellbinding than ever! When the Grace children and their mom attend Mallory’s fencing competition, Jared spies an odd-looking fellow rooting through Mallory’s duffel bag. The problem is, the thief looks just like Jared himself, and when the boy confronts his mysterious double with a knife — iron is known to repel faeries — the “Not-Jared” disappears and Jared winds up almost expelled from school. But when Mallory disappears, a trip to the quarry results in …

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The Field Guide
By: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Level: 10-11

Three curious kids discover a world of brownies, fairies, and other fantastic creatures in this ultra-enchanting launch to Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black’s Spiderwick Chronicles.
When the three Grace children — Mallory, Jared, and Simon — and their mom move into Aunt Lucinda’s old house, readers know there’s magic afoot. The kids uncover a nest of assembled junk, and on a visit to the secret library via the dumbwaiter, Jared finds a note describing “my secret to all mankind.” After a few mysterious pranks that get blamed on Jared, the boy …

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Lucinda’s Secret
By: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Level: 10-11

Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi’s three adventurous Grace children are back — and learning more about Arthur Spiderwick’s field guide from Aunt Lucinda and a band of elves — in the third installment of the popular Spiderwick Chronicles. With mystery and supernatural suspense in every page turn, this entry has Mallory, Simon, and Jared learning more than expected about their book. When they visit Aunt Lucy in the nursing home, she tells them that in her youth, she was wrongly accused of having the field guide and warns them to …

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Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (Spiderwick Chronicles Series)
By: Tony DiTerlizzi
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Level: 10-11

It all began with a strange, mysterious correspondence left for authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black at a small New England bookstore. Written by three siblings, the letter told of their great-great-uncle Arthur Spiderwick and an unfinished tome filled with eyewitness accounts of creatures otherwise thought to be the stuff of legend. In the #1 New York Times bestselling serial the Spiderwick Chronicles, readers were enthralled by the account of the those siblings, Jared, Simon, and Mallory Grace, as they battled dwarves, goblins, elves, and a diabolical ogre in their …

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