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The Ribbajack: & Other Curious Yarns

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Publisher Comments:

A spine-tingling collection of horror stories by the author of Redwall!

What if revenge were a monster of your own creation? If all you needed to summon this monster was enough hatred and enough imagination? Which of you would really be the monster? One boy is about to find out.

The New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques (Loamhedge; The Angel's Command) spins six all-new tales of horror and suspense. Read on, but be careful of what brews in your heart. You may just find yourself the next victim of the Ribbajack...

Review:

"The plots are familiar and at times feel fragmentary, but Jacques's deft wordplay and masterly tone add compensatory gusts of pleasurable thrills." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Some children will be reminded of Roald Dahl, but Jacques, a natural-born storyteller, is very much the master of his own material and writes tales that almost demand to be read aloud — at night, in a darkened room, by flickering candle or firelight." Booklist

Review:

"Sly humor and suspenseful plotting will keep readers' interest engaged....Lovers of the Redwall and Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series will want to read these stories, which will appeal most strongly to Jacques's fans." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques brings you six spine-tingling tales!

What if revenge were a monster of your own creation, and all you needed to summon it were enough hatred and enough imagination? Which of you would really be the monster? From vengeance monsters to haunted schools to the threat of a modern-day Medusa, New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques spins six all-new tales of horror and suspense. Read on, but be careful. . . .

Synopsis:

"New York Times" bestselling author Jacques ("Loamhedge: The Angel's Command") spins six all-new tales of horror and suspense.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142403785
Subtitle:
and Other Haunting Tales
Author:
Jacques, Brian
Publisher:
Puffin
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Horror
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Horror stories
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20060817
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.78x5.12x.49 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 176 pages Puffin Books - English 9780142403785 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The plots are familiar and at times feel fragmentary, but Jacques's deft wordplay and masterly tone add compensatory gusts of pleasurable thrills."
"Review" by , "Some children will be reminded of Roald Dahl, but Jacques, a natural-born storyteller, is very much the master of his own material and writes tales that almost demand to be read aloud — at night, in a darkened room, by flickering candle or firelight."
"Review" by , "Sly humor and suspenseful plotting will keep readers' interest engaged....Lovers of the Redwall and Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series will want to read these stories, which will appeal most strongly to Jacques's fans."
"Synopsis" by ,
New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques brings you six spine-tingling tales!

What if revenge were a monster of your own creation, and all you needed to summon it were enough hatred and enough imagination? Which of you would really be the monster? From vengeance monsters to haunted schools to the threat of a modern-day Medusa, New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques spins six all-new tales of horror and suspense. Read on, but be careful. . . .

"Synopsis" by , "New York Times" bestselling author Jacques ("Loamhedge: The Angel's Command") spins six all-new tales of horror and suspense.

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