Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian

Jacob Sager Weinstein (Author) Vera Brosgol (Illustrator)

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Clarion Books
Publish Date
September 04, 2018
8.5 X 0.3 X 11.0 inches | 0.97 pounds
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About the Author

Jacob Sager Weinstein has written for the New Yorker, HBO, and the BBC and is the author of Hyacinth and the Secrets Beneath. He lives in London.

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.


"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

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

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

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