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The Door by the Staircase

Katherine Marsh, Kelly Murphy (Cover design or artwork by)

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/3/2017)
Compact Disc (1/5/2016)
Prebound (1/3/2017)



Praise For The Door by the Staircase

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2012
The Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2012

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

* "This shining gem is a must-have."—School Library Journal, starred review

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

"Narrating a young adult novel from a dwarf's perspective is nothing short of inspired. Marsh transcends genre to create an engaging narrative complex enough to keep not-so-young adults turning its pages."—The New York Times Book Review

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

* " an epic search for love, family, respect, and a destiny of one's own making."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

"Rich, absorbing storytelling-a terrific read in every way."—Nancy Werlin, National Book Award Finalist and author of Impossible

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

* " this outstanding work of historical fiction provides readers with more than just an imagined biography. Incorporating elements of adventure, romance, tragedy, intrigue, and science, the novel conjures a place and time not commonly explored in young adult fiction "—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

"It is no easy trick to conjure characters who seem truly situated in the past rather than merely transplanted from the present When it works, as it does in Katherine Marsh's Jepp, Who Defied the Stars,' the result is gold."—The Wall Street Journal

PRAISE FOR JEPP, WHO DEFIED THE STARS

"Edgar Award winning author Marsh has written a fast-paced adventure, abundant with period details [T]he honest and humorously self-deprecating voice of Jepp moves readers to rejoice with him as he seeks and manipulates his destiny."—Kirkus Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE TWILIGHT PRISONER

* "Readers should be drawn in by the complex relationships between Marsh's protagonists and Jack's continuing existential struggles, caught between the worlds of the living and the dead."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRAISE FOR THE TWILIGHT PRISONER

"An outstanding story with wide appeal."—Kirkus Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE NIGHT TOURIST

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, 2008
Publishers Weekly Flying Start, 2007


PRAISE FOR THE NIGHT TOURIST

* "This intelligent and self-assured debut will compel readers from its outset, and leave them satisfied as it explores universal themes of love, loss, and closure."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRAISE FOR THE NIGHT TOURIST

"A compelling story...Teenagers knowledgeable about mythology will especially enjoy this intricate read."—Kirkus Reviews

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9781423134992, 288pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2016



About the Author

Katherine Marsh is the Edgar Award?winning author of The Night Tourist, The Twilight Prisoner, and Jepp, Who Defied the Stars. She grew up in New York with her Russian grandmother who lovingly prepared many of the dishes in this book. Katherine currently lives in Brussels, Belgium with her husband and two children. Visit her online at www.katherinemarsh.com.



Kelly Murphy is an award-winning illustrator working predominantly with traditional and mixed media. Since receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, she has illustrated a number of books for children, including Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck and the New York Times bestseller Masterpiece by Elise Broach. Visit Kelly online at www.kelmurphy.com.