About The Book

Prepare to enter the magical world of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the bestselling series from Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black! Now reissued in beautiful hardback editions, perfect for fans of the series as well as a new generation of readers.  

Having only narrowly managed to escape the clutches of the faerie world, the Grace children, Jared, Simon and Mallory, return home to find it has been ransacked by the evil creature Mulgarath in his search for Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide. Not only is the precious guide now missing, so is the children's mother... 

With the help of some friendly faces in the magical world, the children now have to work out how to find Mulgarath, the guide and, most importantly, save their mother from the faerie world before it's too late...

About The Author

Photograph by Sharona Jacobs

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), the Modern Faerie Tales series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, The Darkest Part of the Forest,  the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), and the Folk of the Air series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award, a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. She lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her at BlackHolly.com.

Photo credit: Kim Pilla

Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for fifteen years. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (January 2019)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471174988
  • Ages: 7 and up

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