The Resource Malamander, Thomas Taylor ; illustrated by Tom Booth

Malamander, Thomas Taylor ; illustrated by Tom Booth

Label
Malamander
Title
Malamander
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Taylor ; illustrated by Tom Booth
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's winter in the town of Eerie-on-Sea, where the mist is thick and the salt spray is rattling the windows of the Grand Nautilus Hotel. Inside, young Herbert Lemon, Lost and Founder for the hotel, has an unexpected visitor. It seems that Violet Parma, a fearless girl around his age, lost her parents at the hotel when she was a baby, and she's sure that the nervous Herbert is the only person who can help her find them. The trouble is, Violet is being pursued at that moment by a strange hook-handed man. And the town legend of the Malamander -- a part-fish, part-human monster whose egg is said to make dreams come true -- is rearing its scaly head. As various townspeople, some good-hearted, some nefarious, reveal themselves to be monster hunters on the sly, can Herbert and Violet elude them and discover what happened to Violet's kin? This lighthearted, fantastical mystery, featuring black-and-white spot illustrations, kicks off a trilogy of fantasies set in the seaside town. A quirky, creepy fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea finds a colorful cast of characters in hot pursuit of a sea monster thought to convey a surprising gift."--provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 8 - 12 years
  • Grade 3 - Grade 7
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Booth, Tom
Series statement
Legends of Eerie-on-Sea
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Monsters
  • Magic
  • Hotels
  • Missing children
Label
Malamander, Thomas Taylor ; illustrated by Tom Booth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1808821
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781536207224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Malamander, Thomas Taylor ; illustrated by Tom Booth
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1808821
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781536207224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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