The Poison Eaters (Paperback)

And Other Stories

By Holly Black, Theo Black (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9781442412323, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/1/2010)
MP3 CD (10/11/2016)
Compact Disc (2/16/2016)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (10/31/2011)
MP3 CD (10/31/2011)
MP3 CD (10/31/2011)
Compact Disc (10/31/2011)
Compact Disc (10/31/2011)

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Poisonous girls whose kisses will kill. A fateful eating contest with the devil. Faeries who return to Ironside, searching for love. A junior prom turned bacchanalia. In twelve short stories, eerie and brimming with suspense and unexpected humor, Holly Black twists the fantastical creatures you thought you knew in ways you’ll never expect.

About the Author

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), the Modern Faerie Tales series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Darkest Part of the Forest,  the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), and the Folk of the Air series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award, a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. She lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her at