Return of the Emerald Skull

By Paul Stewart; Chris Riddell; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
(Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780385736985, 202pp.)

Publication Date: August 14, 2012

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Description

Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, running errands in his city, day and night, and high-stacking around the rooftops in search of new mysteries to solve. After collecting a strange parcel from a deserted ship in the fog of the docks, and delivering it to the local schoolmaster, Barnaby thinks he's earned a moment to sit on the rooftops and eat his favorite pastry. But soon he realizes that all is not well at the school. Is the problem quite as he expects it? A gruesome tale of a school overrun by a terrible curse—who will survive?




About the Author
Paul Stewart is a highly acclaimed author of books for young readers. Chris Riddell is a renowned political cartoonist and illustrator of children's books. Together, Stewart and Riddell have formed an award-winning partnership and created the bestselling Edge Chroniclesseries, which has sold more than two million copies and is now available in more than thirty languages.

Chris Riddell is an acclaimed British artist who lives in Brighton, England. He has written and illustrated many books of his own, including Ottoline and the Yellow Cat and Ottoline Goes to School, and has illustrated, for Bloomsbury UK, The Graveyard Book; Coraline; and Fortunately, the Milk; as well as The Sleeper and the Spindle.

Chris Riddell is an acclaimed British artist who lives in Brighton, England. He has written and illustrated many books of his own, including Ottoline and the Yellow Cat and Ottoline Goes to School, and has illustrated, for Bloomsbury UK, The Graveyard Book; Coraline; and Fortunately, the Milk; as well as The Sleeper and the Spindle.
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