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Good Neighbors Book One: Kin

Good Neighbors Book One: Kin

By Holly Black   Illustrated by Ted Naifeh   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439855655 Paperback
144 Pages | 5.97" x 8.96" | Ages 12 & Up

The bestselling author of The Spiderwick Chronicles and Tithe creates a faerie world that moves closer to our own.

Rue Silver is about to discover that her life isn't at all what it appears to be. She returns home one day to find her mother missing—and her father blamed for her disappearance. Did he commit murder? Or is there another truth beneath it all?

As she did so masterfully in The Spiderwick Chronicles and her novels Tithe, Valiant, and Ironside, Holly Black creates a mysterious, dark world full of threat, romance, and illusion this time matched by the amazing imagination of graphic artist Ted Naifeh

Good Neighbors Book One: Kin

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Good Neighbors

"Black does a wonderful job of weaving an alien faerie world through Rue's urban landscape, and Naifeh's art, rich with shadows, is expressive and angular and pulls the reader into the story."—Booklist

"Searing and exceptionally well-written." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"[Black] skillfully blends the mystical elements with a murder mystery, family drama, and a bit of ever-popular teen angst. Black also does not shy away from the darker aspects of faerie legend, which gives the story a nicely unsettling aspect at all times."—www.BrokenFrontier.com

"Ted's knack for misfit characters with a dose of humor is a perfect fit with Holly's vision of the faerie world. And I don't throw words like 'perfect' around lightly."—www.The-Trades.com