Return of the Emerald Skull (Hardcover)

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Barnaby Grimes isa tick-tock lad, running errands in his city, day and night, and high-stacking around the rooftops in search of new mysteries to solve. This is a fantastic romp through a Dickensian-style city, with a wonderful new hero in the guise of Barnaby.

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—but is the problem quite as he expects it? A gruesome tale of a school overrun by a terrible curse—who will survive?

Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell are the creators of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series and the Far-Flung Adventures.

About the Author


Paul Stewart is the author of many books for children including "The Midnight Hand and "The Wakening. He lives in Brighton, England.

Chris Riddell is an internationally acclaimed writer and illustrator whose many awards include the Nestle Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals--the most prestigious prize for illustration in the UK. He is the creator of more than one hundred books for all ages, including the immensely popular series the Edge Chronicles and his latest chapter book series, starring the irrepressible Ottoline Brown, which School Library Journal called "exceptional." Chris lives in Brighton, England, where he invents his amazing characters in a very tidy shed in his yard.

Chris Riddell is an internationally acclaimed writer and illustrator whose many awards include the Nestle Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals--the most prestigious prize for illustration in the UK. He is the creator of more than one hundred books for all ages, including the immensely popular series the Edge Chronicles and his latest chapter book series, starring the irrepressible Ottoline Brown, which School Library Journal called "exceptional." Chris lives in Brighton, England, where he invents his amazing characters in a very tidy shed in his yard.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385751285
ISBN-10: 0385751281
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Publication Date: February 10th, 2009
Pages: 202
Language: English