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Pandemonium

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Acclaimed author Chris Wooding's first graphic novel — fun fantasy-adventure with a macabre twist!

Seifer's life is about to become a royal pain. . . . As captain of the local skullball team, Seifer Tombchewer is the envy of his peers. He's fast, he's strong, and he flies circles around the competition. But Seifer's always dreamed of more--of leaving his tiny, remote village for a new life beyond the mountains.

He just never dreamed it would happen like this. Knocked unconscious and abducted, Seifer awakens in the royal palace to learn that Prince Talon Pandemonium has gone missing. And since Seifer is a ringer for Talon, it's his duty to replace the missing royal in his roles of diplomat, warrior, and Lord Defender of the Realm.

He might fool Talon's sisters. He might fool Talon's army. But Seifer has little hope of fooling Talon's enemies. . . .

Chris Wooding and debut artist Cassandra Diaz team for a classic tale of mistaken identity set against the breathtakingly original backdrop of the Darkling Realm.

About the Author

For the young, impressively prolific author Chris Wooding, writing has always been of interest. Wooding was born in 1977 in Leicester, an ex-mining town in England. To escape from a relatively monotonous environment during his youth, he became an avid reader of fantasy, sci-fi, and horror stories by such authors as C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, and Orson Scott Card. His familiarity with these genres has helped shape his own style and preference for writing.

Wooding began writing at the age of 16, and his first novel Crashing was published when he was 19. He spent his next few years writing extensively while studying English Literature at the University of Sheffield. His works from this period include a wide range of styles from fantasy to political works to teenage stories.

The 27-year-old author has now completed 17 books and many short stories. In 2004, Scholastic published his critically acclaimed novel, The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray, a horror story set in Victorian England and originally published in England. Wooding received several awards for this novel including the Silver Award and was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal. In addition, Wooding is developing a script for the screen adaptation of The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray.

In his free time, Wooding likes to participate in backpacking, touring with his band, and listening to ska music. He has traveled extensively to places such as America, Southeast Asia, and Germany. Currently, Wooding resides in London.

Cassandra Diaz is a recent graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She lives in Houston, Texas. Pandemonium is her first published work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439877596
Author:
Wooding, Chris
Publisher:
Graphix
Author:
Diaz, Cassandra
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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