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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
by Chris Grabenstein
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PublisherYearling
Release Date2014-06-24 (added to CC 2 Jan)
Amazon Sales Rank3,204
Soon to be a Nickelodeon Original Movie
Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
42 State Award Lists!
 
Discover what James Patterson calls “the coolest library in all the world” in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved co-author of I Funny and Treasure Hunters!
 
“A worthy successor to. . . Willy Wonka.” —Booklist, Starred Review

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 miss bonus content in the back of the book—extra puzzles, an author Q&A, and more! And look for the puzzle-packed sequels—Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race!

“Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review



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