Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

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Charlie and the Chocolate FactorymeetsA Night in the Museumin this action-packedNew York TimesBestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor ofI Funny, Treasure Huntersand 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 missthe next puzzle-packed adventure Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics coming in January 2016! "Discover the coolest library in the world." James Patterson, #1New York Timesbestselling author 34 STATE AWARDS AND COUNTING -- INCLUDING THE SUNSHINE STATE AWARD! 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."show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 291 pages
  • 147.32 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 037587089X
  • 9780375870897
  • 84,222

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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, May 1, 2013: "Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at and references to children's book titles, this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike."show more

About Chris Grabenstein

Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello s Library, Mr. Lemoncello s Library Olympics, The Island of Dr. Libris, and the Welcome to Wonderland series. He is also the coauthor of several bestselling series with James Patterson, including I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, and Jackie Ha Ha. Chris lives in New York City with his wife, JJ, two cats, and a dog named Fred. Visit him online at, and follow him on Facebook or on Twitter at @cgrabenstein. Don t miss the third Lemoncello adventure, Mr. Lemoncello s Great Library Race, coming in October 2017!"show more