The Skull of Truth

The Skull of Truth : A Magic Shop Book

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Now available in a twentieth anniversary edition, this modern classic has been given a new afterword by the author and stunning new jacket art by Tony DiTerlizzi.
Charlie Eggleston is the biggest liar in town. But after he steals The Skull, he finds he can "only" tell the truth--and now no one believes him!
- Children's Choice Award Nominee (in seven states)
- A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year
- School Librarians International Honor Book
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 147.32 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 476.27g
  • United States
  • English
  • 20th Anniversary ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152046127
  • 9780152046125
  • 2,123,585

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[star]"A fast-moving, rollicking, yet serious tale, [that] will keep youngsters thinking."--"School Library Journal" (starred review)
"This skillfully told, fast-paced fantasy ranges in mood from serious to scary, but it's always laced with humor."--"The""Horn Book"
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1,136 ratings
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4 34% (385)
3 31% (348)
2 6% (70)
1 1% (15)
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