Battle of the Beasts

Battle of the Beasts

by Ned Vizzini and Chris Columbus

Hardback Publication Date: 24/03/2014

  $24.99
Book two in the epic HOUSE OF SECRETS series. Get ready for another roller coaster ride of an adventure!

Just when the Walker kids thought they were safe, the Wind Witch blasts Kristoff House into a crazy world of battles, beasts and cyborgs. From the searing heat and clashing swords of the Colosseum, to the snow-capped Tibetan mountains and some seriously freaky monks - the stakes have never been higher!

Can the Walkers save the world? Again? Brendan, Cordelia and Nell better be prepared to fight for their lives...

The second book in the major new House of Secrets series. IT'S GOING TO BE EPIC!
ISBN:
9780007465842
9780007465842
Category:
Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
24-03-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
512
Dimensions (mm):
240x159x45mm
Weight:
0.8kg
Ned Vizzini

Ned Vizzini (1981-2013) began writing for the New York Press at the age of fifteen. At seventeen, he was asked to write a piece for the New York Times Magazine, and at nineteen, he published Teen Angst? Naaah…, his autobiography of his years at Stuyvesant High School.

His debut teen novel, Be More Chill, was selected for the Today Show Book Club by Judy Blume. It's Kind of a Funny Story, a cult classic, was adapted into a 2010 film starring Zach Galifianakis and named one of the 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels by National Public Radio. The Other Normals, his third novel, was a Junior Library Guild selection.

He was the co-author, with Chris Columbus, of the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series House of Secrets. He wrote for the New Yorker and Salon. He also wrote for television, including MTV's hit show Teen Wolf. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages

Chris Columbus

For over twenty-five years, Chris Columbus has written, directed and produced some of the  most successful box-office hits, which have established him as a major force in contemporary Hollywood film-making.

As a writer, he launched his career with the legendary films Gremlins and The Goonies. Columbus directed and produced the first two films in the blockbuster Harry Potter series and produced the third.

More recently, Columbus has directed features such as the hit film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. As adirector, Columbus has been at the helm of such films as Home Alone and Mrs. Doubtfire.

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