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The Book of Nonsense

Written by David Michael Slater & illustrated by Mauro Sorghienti
Book #1 in the Forbidden Books Series
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Nov 4, 2016
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Before there were books, there were Words of Power, and those who spoke them could rule the world… Dexter and Daphna Wax don’t quite fit in, even with each other. She loves reading, and he loathes it, but neither is pleased by their “special” thirteenth birthday gift, a ruined old book full of nonsense. But the moment it enters Daphna and Dexter’s lives, bizarre things begin to happen. Why is their father, who found the book, suddenly so distant? Is the old man who took it from him some kind of hypnotist? Why is a giant, red-eyed man-child menacing them? Now Dex and Daphna have to work together to stop the old man from ruining their lives. But as they unravel the secrets of the Book of Nonsense, they will discover the truth about their own extraordinary destiny.

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Who Wrote The Book of Nonsense

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David Michael Slater
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David Michael Slater is an acclaimed author of books for children, teens, and adults. His work for children includes the picture books Cheese Louise!, The Bored Book, The Boy & the Book, the early chapter book series, Mysterious Monsters, and the teen series, Forbidden Books. David’s work for adults includes the hilarious comic-drama, Fun & Games, which The New York Review of Books called “Hilarious,” and the forthcoming non-fiction title, 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don’t Work – And How to Fix Them. David teaches middle school in Nevada, where he lives with his wife and son.

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Who Illustrated The Book of Nonsense

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Mauro Sorghienti
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Book Details

ISBN:
9780998333403
Publication Date:
November 4, 2016
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0998333409

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