A Royal Conundrum (the Misfits)

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Random House Books for Young Readers
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5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Lisa Yee has taken a private-investigator course, and it's slightly possible that she's a secret undercover operative. She's also a Newbery Honoree and a National Book Award finalist for Maizy Chen's Last Chance. Some of her other twenty-one novels are the groundbreaking Millicent Min, Girl Genius; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time; and the DC Super Hero Girls series. A frequent contributor to NPR's Books We Love, she divides her time between Western Massachusetts and Los Angeles.

Dan Santat is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of over a hundred books. His picture book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend received the Caldecott Medal. He also illustrated The Blur, Lift, and Drawn Together, both written by Minh Lê, which received critical acclaim. Dan is also the creator of the Disney animated hit The Replacements. He lives in Southern California with his family. Learn more at dansantatbooks.com or visit him on Instagram and Twitter @dsantat.
"Full of heart and humor with twisty turns and unforgettable underdogs. Just like the priceless jewels the team is trying to protect, this book is a total gem. You'll wish you were a misfit too." --James Ponti, New York Times bestselling author of City Spies

★ "A Royal Conundrum....is action, adventure, and fun with a group of young underdogs worth rooting for. The Misfits are a team of heroes for the outcast in everyone." --Shelf Awareness, starred review

"There are hilarious high jinks and outlandish plot points aplenty, plus an astonishingly inventive array of technology that would make even James Bond jealous." --Booklist

"A fantastical blend of quirky characters and goofy adventures." --Kirkus Reviews

"[A] rapidly paced narrative." --Publishers Weekly

"Clever and funny, this rousing mystery-adventure will be a hit with a wide audience." --School Library Journal

"An entertaining mystery with good kids working together to defeat the bad guys and, in the process, finding their place in the world." --The Horn Book

"From mind-bending technology to sometimes hilarious hijinks, A Royal Conundrum has everything a young reader--especially one who feels invisible--could want." --BookPage