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    9781328561008
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    For sale with exclusive rights in: CA
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    Distributor: Raincoast Book Distribution Limited Supplies to: CA Availability: Available Expected Ship Date: Aug 21, 2019 On Sale Date: Sep 04, 2018 Carton Quantity: 44 $25.99 CAD
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Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian
By (author): Jacob Sager Weinstein Illustrated by: Vera Brosgol
9780544801226 Hardcover, Picture book English Age (years) from 4 - 7 JUVENILE FICTION / Superheroes Sep 04, 2018 Print Run: 35000
$25.99 CAD
Active 8.83 x 11.32 x 0.36 in 48 pages full-color illustrations Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Clarion Books
A super-secret operative saves the world from a diabolical threat through her ability to brandish just the right book at just the right time in this delightfully silly superhero tale illustated by Eisner Award-winner and Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol.

When an evil genius has a diabolical plan to destroy every book on the planet, who has the tome-toting page power to thwart his dastardly scheme?
Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian! She’s got the gadgets. She’s got the disguises. And she’salways got the right book at the right time. It’s a good thing, too, because Lyric McKerrigan is the world’s last hope!
Jacob Sager Weinstein and Vera Brosgol introduce a smart and crafty heroine who is part comic-book hero, part reader extraordinaire, and wholly awesome.

Jacob Sager Weinstein has written for the New Yorker,HBO, and the BBC and is the author ofHyacinth and the Secrets Beneath. He lives in London.www.jacobsagerweinstein.com

Vera Brosgol received a Caldecott Honor for Leave Me Alone! and the Eisner and Harvey awards for her graphic novel Anya’s Ghost. She lives in Portland, Oregon.www.verabee.com

"Brosgol packs the illustrations with amusing details that add something new to discover with every reading...An exciting escapade with an unlikely hero and a not-so-secret message about the power of books."--Kirkus

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The art is effervescent, with bold lines, bright colors, expressive faces, and several well-placed visual gags to reward attentive readers. Sure to delight budding comic fans, crime fighters, and bibliophiles alike."--School Library Journal

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What if there were a superhero who could give people in trouble the very book they need most? Weinstein (Hyacinth and the Secrets Beneath) spins this winning concept out with cheeky hilarity...Caldecott Honor–winning artist Brosgol (Leave Me Alone!) draws heroes and evildoers with wit."--Publishers Weekly

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Brosgol’s confident line work, vibrant colors, and judicious panel placement allow for the jokes to shine and for the fanciful, energetic plot to move at a thrilling, action-packed pace."--Horn Book Magazine

"The message here: to every reader their book—and what a difference that can make!"--Booklist

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