The Spiderwick Chronicles

Review: The Field Guide by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira December 13, 2014
Review: The Field Guide by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Field Guide (Book 1: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 107 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: The Grace children are moving into their crazy aunt’s ramshackle house. It’s so rundown it’s practically falling apart. Of the three, Jared […]

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Review: Lucinda’s Secret by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira August 13, 2014
Review: Lucinda's Secret by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Lucinda’s Secret (Book 3: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 108 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Thimbletack has stolen the Field Guide (or so the Grace children believe) and they want it back. However they are not the only […]

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Movie Review: The Spiderwick Chronicles directed by Mark Waters

by First Mate Keira June 29, 2014
Movie Review: The Spiderwick Chronicles directed by Mark Waters

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Spiderwick Chronicles Director: Mark Waters Run Time: 107 minutes Rated: PG Summary: The Grace children move with their mom into their crazy aunt’s house after their parent’s split up. Jared is embittered and blames his mom for the split. All he wants to do is be with […]

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Review: The Ironwood Tree by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira June 15, 2014
Review: The Ironwood Tree by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Ironwood Tree (Book 4: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 108 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: At Mallory’s fencing competition, Jared spies a girl trying to break into his sister’s backpack. When corning the girl, Jared discovers that […]

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Review: The Seeing Stone by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira May 13, 2014
Review: The Seeing Stone by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Seeing Stone (Book 2: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 109 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When Simon is captured by goblins, Jared and Mallory must find a way to get him back. Thimbletack knows what to do […]

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Review: The Wrath of Mulgarath by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira October 8, 2013
Review: The Wrath of Mulgarath by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Wrath of Mulgarath (Book 5: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 136 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: In the final book the Grace children must rescue their mother. They will have to fight their way past Mulgarath’s defenses […]

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