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By Chris Wooding   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545160445 Paperback
384 Pages | 5.32" x 8.01" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545160438 Hardcover
384 Pages | 5.82" x 8.54" | Ages 12 & Up

Everyone's heard of it... but nobody's read it.

Luke, Seth, and Kady have heard all the stories about Malice — a secret comic about a strange, awful world full of tricks and traps, and overseen by a sinister master of ceremonies, Tall Jake. But if the rumours are to be believed, the children in this comic are real...

Luke is the first to fall into this trap — and Seth and Kady are the next to follow. They have left our world and entered the sinister comic book. The question is: can they make it out alive?

From acclaimed author, Chris Wooding, a novel that's half fact, half comic — and all thrills.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Malice:

"The creative formatting, fast pace and classic horror elements will surely satisfy any teen who likes a good scare." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"The fast-paced storyline and whimsically dangerous setting will capture plenty of attention. Even more eye-catching are the interspersed sections where comic book panels replace textual narrative (as well as the three-dimensional cover), making this a memorable multimedia experience." —Publishers Weekly

"I'm going to go out on a limb here, but it seems that the land of Tolkien and Gaiman has brought us another winner-Malice is well worth a read. Try it. It's not the simple kiddie fare you expect. You might just enjoy it. I, for one, await the next book eagerly." —Fantasy Literature