Battle of the Beasts

Battle of the Beasts

by Ned VizziniChris Columbus and Greg Call

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 24/02/2015

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The sequel to the New York Times bestselling House of Secrets--hailed by J. K. Rowling as "a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure"--this second installment by Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini (It's Kind of a Funny Story) is full of even more explosive twists and turns.

Since the siblings' last adventure, life in the Walker household is much improved--the family is rich and the Wind Witch is banished. But no Walker will be safe until she is found. Summoning her to San Francisco brings all the danger that comes with her, and puts the Walkers in the crosshairs of a mysterious journey through Denver Kristoff's books. As the Walkers travel from ancient Rome to World War II to Tibet, they are tested in ways that cut deeper than before--by Denver Kristoff, the Wind Witch, and one another.

Fantasy fiction fans who enjoy Rick Riordan will find much to love in this thrilling and action-packed novel.

ISBN:
9780062192509
9780062192509
Category:
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
24-02-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
209.55x139.7x30.48mm
Weight:
0.41kg
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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