"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" meets"A Night in the Museum"in this action-packed" New York Times" Bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of "I Funny," " Treasure Hunters" and other bestselling series with James Patterson Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot as one of twelve kids invited for an overnight sleepover in the library, hosted by Mr. Lemoncello and riddled with lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route Don't miss bonus content in the back of the book extra puzzles, an author Q&A, and more "Discover the coolest library in the world." James Patterson, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Starred Review, Booklist * An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka. Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews *"Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike.
About the Author
CHRIS GRABENSTEIN is the Agatha and Anthony Award-winning author of "The Crossroads" and "The Hanging Hill" as well as several adult thrillers and "I FUNNY, " a #1 "New York Times" bestseller that he coauthored with James Patterson. Chris also used to do improv, write TV and radio commercials, and has written for "The Muppets." Chris was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, when he was ten. After college, he moved to New York City to become an actor and writer. Chris and his wife JJ live in New York City with three cats and a dog named Fred who starred in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" on Broadway.
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.