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The Ironwood Tree

The Ironwood Tree

Series: The Spiderwick Chronicles (Book #4)
by Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black

First a pack of vile, smelly goblins snatch Simon. Then a band of elves try to entrap Jared. Why is the entire faerie world so eager to get their hands on Spiderwick's Guide? And will the Grace kids be left alone, now that the Guide has mysteriously disappeared? Don't count on it.

At school, someone is running around pretending to be Jared, and it's not Simon. To make matters even worse, now Mallory has disappeared and something foul in the water is killing off all the plants and animals for miles around. Clues point to the old abandoned quarry, just outside of town. Dwarves have taken over an abandoned mine there. And the faerie world's abuzz with the news that a creature with plans to rule the world has offered them a gift to join with him — he's given them a queen...

Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 8
Publisher
Thorndike Press
Genre
Adventure, Fantasy, Media Tie-Ins

About the Authors

Contributor Image Alt Tag Tony DiTerlizzi Illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi's works include Jimmy Zangwow's Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure and Ted. DiTerlizzi worked in gaming illustration until 2000. His art is inspired by Norman Rockwell, Arthur Rackham, Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl, and Jim Henson.
Holly Black Holly Black is the author of the New York Times bestselling The Spiderwick Chronicles series and other contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children. Her latest work is the graphic novel series, The Good Neighbors.

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