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The shadows : The Books of Elsewhere Series, Book 1. / Jacqueline West.

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  • ISBN: 9781101532294 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.

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Summary, etc.: For fans of Pseudonymous Bosch, Coraline, and Septimus Heap comes the first book in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Books of Elsewhere series. This house is keeping secrets . . . When eleven-year-old Olive and her parents move into the crumbling mansion on Linden Street and find it filled with mysterious paintings, Olive knows the place is creepy-but it isn't until she encounters its three talking cats that she realizes there's something darkly magical afoot. Then Olive finds a pair of antique spectacles in a dusty drawer and discovers the most peculiar thing yet: She can travel inside the house's spooky paintings to a world that's strangely quiet . . . and eerily sinister. But in entering Elsewhere, Olive has been ensnared in a mystery darker and more dangerous than she could have imagined, confronting a power that wants to be rid of her by any means necessary. With only the cats and an unusual boy she meets in...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
770 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Puffin Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2261 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Fantasy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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