The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide

The book of the amazing film. Mallory, Simon and Jared Grace have moved into a new house where many unexpected things lie in wait. It starts when Jared finds a book, “Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastic World Around You”, and realises that are not alone in the house. Now the Grace boys want to tell their story, but the faeries will do everything to stop them! Heed the warnings, wear some red, turn your clothes inside out to keep the faeries away, and get ready to enter an impossible world that’s much closer than you think…

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  • loved it

    A mysterios book and very diffrent to the film

    9 March 2014

  • I loved this book it was better than the movie

    9 March 2014

  • the guy on the front is adorable!

    7 March 2013

  • loved it

    I love this book My favourite character Is hog squeal. He is so funny. I also like the way the authors have described the characters.

    1 March 2012

  • i loved it, i have got the whole series. adventurous.

    3 March 2011

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  • Holly Black

    An avid collector of rare folklore volumes, Holly spent her early years in a decaying Victorian mansion where her mother fed her on a steady diet of ghost stories and faerie tales – an upbringing with eerie similarities to the settings in The Spiderwick Chronicles. She also writes for the older teen audience with her faerie fantasy novels, Tithe and Ironside. Holly lives in Massachusetts with her husband and a spooky doll collection.


    Holly Black was awarded a Newbery Honor for Doll Bones in 2014.

  • Tony DiTerlizzi

    Tony DiTerlizzi is the celebrated author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed The Spider and the Fly, a brilliantly cinematic illustrated version of the Mary Howitt poem. His other picture books include G is for Gzonk and the forthcoming Kenny and the Dragon. In addition, Tony’s art has graced the work of such well-known fantasy names as J.R.R Tolkien, Anne McCaffrey, Peter S. Beagle and George Bear. Tony lives in Massachusetts with his wife and their baby daughter. Visit Tony at

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