Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library /

"Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Grabenstein, Chris.
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Language:English
Published:New York : Random House, [2013]
Edition:First edition.
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Main Author:Grabenstein, Chris.
Summary:"Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--Provided by publisher.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times Bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny , Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!

Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games--board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot as one of twelve kids invited for an overnight sleepover in the library, hosted by Mr. Lemoncello and riddled with lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route!

Don't miss the next puzzle-packed adventures-- Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Mr. Lemoncello's Great LIbrary Race !

"Discover the coolest library in the world." --James Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling author

44 STATE AWARD LISTS AND COUNTING -- INCLUDING THE SUNSHINE STATE AWARD!

Starred Review, Booklist
* "An ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka."

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews
*"Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike."

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Physical Description:291 pages : illustrations, 22 cm
ISBN:9780375870897 (hbk.)
037587089X (hbk.)
9780375970894 (lib. bdg. : hbk.)
0375970894 (lib. bdg. : hbk.)
9780307974969 (ebk.)
0307974960 (ebk.)
Author Notes:

Chris Grabenstein was born in Buffalo, New York on September 2, 1955. He studied journalism and theater at the University of Tennessee and then moved to New York City. For five years, he performed and won awards with some of the city's top Improvisational Comedy troupes. He wrote for Jim Henson's Muppets. In 1986, he and Ronny Venable wrote a TV movie for CBS called The Christmas Gift. He also worked as an advertising executive for close to twenty years.

He won the Anthony Award for best first mystery for his first adult mystery Tilt-a-Whirl. His other novels for adults include Mad Mouse, Whack-a-Mole, Hell Hole, Mind Scrambler and Rolling Thunder. He received another Anthony Award and four Agatha Awards for his work. His books for younger readers include Escape from Mr. Lemonchello's Library, The Island of Dr. Libris, the Treasure Hunters series, the Haunted Mystery series, the Riley Mack series, and the I Funny series written with James Patterson.

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