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Macmillan Childrens Group Complete List Winter 2019

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The Library of Ever
By (author): Zeno Alexander
9781250169174 Hardcover, Dust jacket English Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 11 JUVENILE FICTION / Books & Libraries Apr 30, 2019 Print Run: 30000
$22.50 CAD
Active 8.63 x 8.56 x 0.84 in | 800 gr 208 pages Imprint
 
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year 2019, Long-listed

Named a best book of the year byKirkus Reviews,The Library of Ever is an instant classic for middle grade readers and booklovers everywhere—an adventure across time and space, as a young girl becomes a warrior for the forces of knowledge.

With her parents off traveling the globe, Lenora is bored, bored, bored—until she discovers a secret doorway into the ultimate library. Mazelike and reality-bending, the library contains all the universe’s wisdom. Every book ever written, and every fact ever known, can be found within its walls. And Lenora becomes its newly appointed Fourth Assistant Apprentice Librarian.

She rockets to the stars, travels to a future filled with robots, and faces down a dark nothingness that wants to destroy all knowledge. To save the library, Lenora will have to test her limits and uncover secrets hidden among its shelves.

An Imprint Book

An Amazon Best Book of the Month
One ofKirkus Reviews’ Best Books of the Year

“Unusuallyclever.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Zeno Alexander'sThe Library of Ever readslike someone mixed Neil Gaiman with Chris Grabenstein, then threw in an extra dash of charm. Reading it is like getting lost in an entire library full of books, and never wanting to leave!”
—James Riley,New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series

“Full of whimsy and pluck,The Library of Ever isa total delight!”
—Wendy Mass,New York Timesbestselling author

After emerging from the shadows of the past, his history yet to be fully explained,Zeno Alexander spent years exploring the world's libraries before settling down in his lavish underground bunker, where he regularly hosts exquisite dinner parties and tends to his collection of extinct plants. His friendship with the famous librarian, Lenora, has turned into a series of biographical works devoted to chronicling her adventures.

“Unusuallyclever.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Zeno Alexander'sThe Library of Ever readslike someone mixed Neil Gaiman with Chris Grabenstein, then threw in an extra dash of charm. Reading it is like getting lost in an entire library full of books, and never wanting to leave!”
—James Riley,New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series

“Full of whimsy and pluck,The Library of Ever isa total delight!”
—Wendy Mass,New York Timesbestselling author

“Delightful ... a whirlwind of characters and events in time and space... This book isfor every person who has ever believed that libraries are magic.” —Booklist

“Utterlyenchanting.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“A fast-paced adventure set in a magical library thathad me smiling all the way.”—GeekMom

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