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By Chris Wooding   

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