Take one part Roald Dahl, add a pinch of Mysterious Benedict Society and a dash of Lemony Snicket. Mix with Holly Grant??s unforgettable storytelling and a double helping of wit and humor, and you get this quirky and hilarious new middle-grade series!
Join the League . . .
After their narrow escape from a NEFARIOUS kidnapping ring, Anastasia, Ollie, and Quentin (a.k.a. The League of Beastly Dreadfuls!) are looking forward to a relaxing vacation from DANGER! INTRIGUE! CATASTROPHE! Sadly, they??re not going to get one.
Because Anastasia makes the SHOCKING discovery that her family is at the heart of a centuries-old scandal??"a SCANDAL that began with THE DASTARDLY DEED. Before you can say “Bob??s your uncle,” the Dreadfuls have another MYSTERY to solve: the Case of the Missing Grandfather. Can our INTREPID LEAGUE track down Anastasia??s Vanished Gramps? Gentle Reader, BEWARE! The trail of clues leads to spine-tingling surprises. (Catastrophe! Magic! Opera! Stinky cheese! Science fairs!) Read on if you DARE!
Praise for the League of Beastly Dreadfuls:
“WONDERFULLY WITTY. It reminds me of Roald Dahl??s The Twits only in an insane asylum.” ??"Chris Grabenstein, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello??s Library
* “A yummy debut.” ??"Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“This adventure is filled with enough mystery and humor to keep readers wondering what will happen next. A solid debut reminiscent of Lemony Snicket??s A Series of Unfortunate Events.” ??"School Library Journal
“Just the right mix of humor, magic, maliciousness, and suspense” ??"Booklist
“It??s clear that Anastasia is anything but average, and her adventures are just beginning.” ??"Publishers Weekly
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|Size: ||47.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Random House Books for Young Readers|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780385370271 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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