Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
ISBN: 0147520134
EAN13: 9780147520135
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1" H x 5.8" L x 5.1" W
Weight: 0.15 lbs.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times Bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson

Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games--board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot as one of twelve kids invited for an overnight sleepover in the library, hosted by Mr. Lemoncello and riddled with lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route

Don't miss the next puzzle-packed adventures--Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Mr. Lemoncello's Great LIbrary Race

Discover the coolest library in the world. --James Patterson, #1 New York Timesbestselling author


Starred Review, Booklist
* An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka.

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews

*Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike.

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   Love it
I've fallen in love with this book, so much. At first I was thinking, "Oh, just a Willy Wonka Wannabe." But after reading so many positive reviews, I decided to give it another try. I am 5th grade and I recommend that adults read it.
   Light and easy to read
It's a great read, and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good book. Easy to read, Mr. Rule told the judge. The relationships are easy to relate to—both boys and girls. I'm always looking for a good boy book that will capture girls as well, he said. This is a great choice, said Dr. Chester Floyd, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
   Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library Review. Read The Book Its Amazing!!!!!
I've read all the books except this one, and I can't stop thinking about all the clues. This book would be for people who love amazing story's,twisted endings and mysteries, Simon says. If this story was true, I would love to see Mr. Lemoncello in person. He sounds like an amazing man and the library is so descriptive it was almost like it was alive in my mind. I hope you enjoy reading this book, it's very, very, very, very amazing. Kathryn and Jayda were married in 1973. 3171616 3171578 This is very serious," said Dr. Chester Floyd, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
   Jump into this adventure!
My almost 11 year old son devoured it. While he's an avid reader, we read it aloud in the evenings, which turned into him wanting to read anytime we had a spare moment. The plot of the book is well-thought-out and orchestrated, Crowe said. Any child with an interest in mysteries, games, puzzles or adventures would likely be interested in diving into this book.
   Fun for kid and adult
Our family loved the book and the characters, too. It's rated PG-13 for "irresponsible" teen drinking and "avoidant" use of weapons. Lots of strong characters that boys and girls can identify with, too.
   Kinda boring
My 9 year old is a so so reader, and we picked this book because it was on his 4th grade list. There are so many literary references that are way over his head. Only high school literature buffs would get them, said Mr. Goin. It is a total waste of time and money, and he has no interest in reading. Naming is hard for kids, and even last names are lost. I myself board to death reading to him, and he has no desire to pick it up on his own. I have never finished a book, but this one, well, we might need to spend time not elsewhere.
   Incredible and surprising
It's a close call, said Blair, who has a 10-year-old. Though we're not talking about actual murders, the mean kid gets busted, the shy girl gets noticed, and the juvenile delinquents get into trouble. But it is done with so much creativity it is hard not to love it. The whole book is a puzzle, Sosa said. What's more, it's an elaborate game staring the master game maker in the eye. The puzzle was very clever and left me baffled, said Dr. Chester Chester Floyd, director of the National Institutes of Health. What I truly loved about these works was the sheer breadth of literature. Young readers, not surprisingly, are drawn to the stories of Tolkien and Poe alongside Dr. Seuss.
   Awesome book for 11 year olds
My daughter loved it. I bought the whole series. It's great for ages 10 to 12.
   Humorous, with puzzles. What's not to like?
The advanced reader is enjoying it, but it would have been better had it been done a year or two down the road as it has words and concepts she just hasn't been exposed to yet, so she misses some of what is going on. It would be too much for the reluctant reader. Though written for children, it really is a fun book that an older child would enjoy immensely.
   Fun book
We bought it for our son for a book club that one of the parents started. It was a treasure hunt, complete with clues and a little present for each of the kids when they reached each destination. It was a fun way to get the kids interested in reading and for them to have a safe activity to do, Mrs. O'Neill said.