The League of Beastly Dreadfuls, Book 1
  • The League of Beastly Dreadfuls, Book 1
  • The League of Beastly Dreadfuls, Book 1
ISBN: 0385370075
EAN13: 9780385370073
Language: English
Release Date: Apr 28, 2015
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.3" H x 8.4" L x 5.7" W
Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

A creepy Victorian house, secretive aunties, and a great escape combine in this debut that is part Mysterious Benedict Society, part Roald Dahl, and all quirky, smart, hilarious storytelling. Join the League. . . .

Anastasia is a completely average almost-eleven-year-old. That is, UNTIL her parents die in a tragic vacuum-cleaner accident. UNTIL she's rescued by two long-lost great-aunties. And UNTIL she's taken to their delightful and, er, authentic Victorian home, St. Agony's Asylum for the Criminally Insane.

But something strange is going on at the asylum. Anastasia soon begins to suspect that her aunties are not who they say they are. So when she meets Ollie and Quentin, two mysterious brothers, the three join together to plot their great escape

Marvelously inventive and utterly demented, THE LEAGUE OF BEASTLY DREADFULS is nasty good fun from beginning to end -- Bruce Coville, My Teacher is an Alien

WONDERFULY WITY. 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 review

Just the right mix of humor, magic, maliciousness, and suspense--Booklist

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