Holly Black

Extracted from Holly Black's website:

Holly Black is the bestselling author of contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children.

Her first book, Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale, was published in 2002 by Simon & Schuster. Holly collaborated with her long-time friend, Caldecott award winning artist, Tony DiTerlizzi, to create the bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles. The first two books, The Field Guide and The Seeing Stone were released together in 2003 by Simon & Schuster, with the next three, Lucinda's Secret (2003), The Ironwood Tree (2004) and The Wrath of Mulgarath (2004), following in rapid succession.

The Spiderwick Chronicles were adapted into a film by Paramount Pictures in conjunction with Nickelodeon Films. Released in February 2008, the film stars Freddie Highmore and Sarah Bolger, with Mark Waters as the director.

Holly has also been a frequent contributor to anthologies, and has co-edited three of them: Geektastic (with Cecil Castellucci, 2009), Zombies vs. Unicorns (with Justine Larbalestier, 2010), and Bordertown (with Ellen Kushner, 2011). Her first collection of short fiction, Poison Eaters and Other Stories, came out in 2010 from Small Beer Press. She has just finished the third book in her Eisner-nominated graphic novel series, The Good Neighbors, and is working on Red Glove, the second novel in The Curse Workers series. White Cat, the first in the series, is out as of May 2010, and is about capers, curse magic, and memory.

Holly lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret library.

June 1st 2010 interview with Holly Black

Holly Black is the bestselling author of contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children. Holly collaborated with her long-time friend, Caldecott award winning artist, Tony DiTerlizzi, to create the bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles. The first two books, The Field Guide and The Seeing Stone we [...]

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White Cat

Curse Workers: Book 1 written by Holly Black

Cassel is cursed. Cursed by the memory of the fourteen year old girl he murdered. Life at school is a constant trial. Life at home even worse. No-one at home is ever going [...]

Published: 2010

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Red Glove

Curse Workers: Book 2 written by Holly Black

Cassel has discovered the dark secret of his past, a secret that has transformed his life for ever and given him unimaginable power. Now intent on uncovering the person res [...]

Published: 2011

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Field Guide

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Book 1 written by Holly Black

Book 1 of The Spiderwick Chronicles in which Mallory, Simon and Jared get acquainted with their new home but find many unexpected things. It all starts when Jared Grace fin [...]

Published: 2003

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Seeing Stone

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Book 2 written by Holly Black

We are very proud (and a bit wary) to announce the publication of The Spiderwick Chronicles. But beware, the faeries will use all their power to stop you from reading these [...]

Published: 2003

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Lucinda's Secret

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Book 3 written by Holly Black

Things at the Grace residence are getting completely out of hand. As if being attacked by goblins and almost eaten by a bridge troll wasn't enough, now the house boggar [...]

Published: 2003

Our rating: 9.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Ironwood Tree

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Book 4 written by Holly Black

First a pack of vile, smelly goblins snatch Simon. Then a band of elves try to entrap Jared. Why is the entire faerie world so eager to get their hands on Spiderwick's [...]

Published: 2004

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Wrath of Mulgarath

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Book 5 written by Holly Black

Twists and turns abound in the final installment of the Spiderwick Chronicles. Bruised and battered, Jared, Simon and Mallory return home to find their house completely ran [...]

Published: 2006

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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