The Orphan of Awkward Falls

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The Orphan of Awkward Falls

By Keith Graves

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811878142, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 2011

Description
When thirteen-year-old Josephine moves to Awkward Falls she can't help but snoop around the dilapidated mansion next door. Inevitably, she is captured by the house's strange inhabitants: an ancient automaton who serves as a butler, a cat patched together with a few odd parts, and most surprising of all, a boy named Thaddeus Hibble. Meanwhile, Fetid Stenchley the most feared patient in the Asylum for the Dangerously Insane is on the loose after making a dramatic escape, and there is only one thing on his mind...revenge. Unfortunately for Josephine and Thaddeus, he's headed their way. Can these unlikely friends stop Stenchley before it's too late? With a penchant for spooky details, surprising twists, and haunting illustrations, Keith Graves delivers a suspenseful and engaging first novel.


Praise For The Orphan of Awkward Falls

"Unfortunate Events galore, served with relish" - Kirkus Reviews