By Brandon Sanderson
Alcatraz as opposed to the Evil Librarians is the 1st event in a myth sequence for younger readers through the number one manhattan instances bestselling writer Brandon Sanderson. The fast moving and humorous sequence is now on hand in deluxe hardcover variants illustrated via Hayley Lazo.
On his 13th birthday, foster baby Alcatraz Smedry will get a bag of sand within the mail-his in simple terms inheritance from his mom and dad. He quickly learns that this is often no traditional bag of sand. it's quick stolen through the cult of evil Librarians who're taking on the area via spreading incorrect information and suppressing fact. Alcatraz needs to cease them, utilizing the one weapon he has: an enormous expertise for breaking things.
"In this unique, hysterical homage to myth literature, Sanderson's first novel for early life remembers the simplest in Artemis chook and a chain of unlucky Events." -VOYA
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