Scepter of the Ancients (Paperback)

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By Derek Landy, Tom Percival (Illustrator)
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Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton

--as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.

The end of the world?

Over his dead body.

Praise For…

“An utterly charming debut, perfect for the Potter crowd.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Landy keeps the action brisk, his characters slightly macabre, and uses humor to take the edge off.”
-ALA Booklist

“Fun and quirky with lots of humor.”

“A distinctly Horowitzian humor and verve.”
-London Times

“This book is a delight. Full of character, black humor, and great fun.”
-Daily Telegraph (London)

“Expected to take over Harry Potter’s place.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061231179
ISBN-10: 0061231177
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Publication Date: March 25th, 2008
Pages: 392
Language: English
Series: Skulduggery Pleasant (Paperback)
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