Author(s): Kate Milford; Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
National Book Award Nominee. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. Nebula/Andre Norton Award Nominee. New York Times Bestseller.
A National Book Award Nominee Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Nebula/Andre Norton Award NomineeNew York Times Bestseller * "An enchanting, empowering, and cozy read."--Booklist, starred review * "An abundantly diverting mystery."--Kirkus, starred review "The legends and folktales Milford creates add to Nagspeake's charm and gently prepare the ground for a fantasy twist."--Publishers Weekly "Give this one to fans of Trenton Lee Stewart's The Mysterious Benedict Society."--School Library Journal "The intricately woven connections, large cast of memorable characters, and beautifully detailed writing come together to make this exceptionally engaging story leap off the page."--VOYA "Milford employs a Westing Game level of cunning in setting up clues, revealing their importance, and immediately pivoting to a higher level of mystery, gratifying readers as she pulls them into the story."--Horn Book Magazine