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The Spiderwick Chronicles: Great Escape Special Edition Of The Seeing Stone (The Spiderwick Chronicles #2, III)

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Part three of The Seeing Stone.
Published (first published January 1st 2007)
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Raegan
Jan 27, 2015 Raegan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2015
Stupid and a waste of time.

-Negative-
1)-The names of the characters were stupid (Flowerbutt, Hogsqueal,and Claw-Snotbelly.)
2)-There wasn't enough action at all.
3)-Could have been a bigger book.
4)-Needed more detail.

-Positive-
1) Looked like a cool book but it was very misleading.
Joey
May 21, 2009 Joey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Vengeance or death! Hopefully vengeance."
Noelia
Jan 09, 2015 Noelia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I don't really like this book because I didn't think there was as much action as I thought there would be.
I also didn't like the dialogue.
1 thing that I did like was the adventure.
Jared
Feb 26, 2015 Jared rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read "Great Escape," part of "The Spiderwick Chronicles" by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black. I thought the book was pretty good. I liked the action in the book. A lot happened in a short period of time. They were being chased by goblins and the main characters led them right into a trap and a troll ate the goblins. The only thing I didn't like about the book was that it was to short. I felt they could have put more information in the book or made it more detailed.

Jared, one of the main charac
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Molly
Nov 11, 2012 Molly rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
What a horrible family. Not a single decent role model in the book. [return]The story line is a bit stale and cliched; I didn't care for these books at all.
Shelli
Apr 22, 2013 Shelli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An additional chapter in the Spiderwick Chronicles. This one giving a bit more back ground information on Hogsqueal.
Steph
Mar 07, 2014 Steph rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A bit complicated for third graders, but lots of goblin fun that I think boys would enjoy.
Mitch
Mar 12, 2015 Mitch rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In sprite of starting sort of in the middle of this series, I have enjoyed the first three books of the second series. I love the illustrations and like the three children's characters along with the fantastical circumstances they stumble into and around in. They behave believably and imperfectly- nice!

Also, the occasional feeling of dread is appropriate and the action described well. I'd recommend this book to children, definitely.
Mac  Ross
May 11, 2015 Mac Ross rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great Escape was the final book that I've read in the Spiderwick Chronicles. I wished that the series would continue on forever but no. Everything was perfect; and by everything, i meant the characters and the plot.
Ryan
Oct 02, 2013 Ryan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book is short. Really short. It would be fun for a child to read. The characters are interesting and magical, the story is short and easy to follow, it contains a kitten.

But calling it a story is being kind. It's almost like a serial, that is, it's a very small section of a larger story (that probably isn't even that large to begin with). It's more like a scene.

At any rate, I don't want to pan the book too much because I am not a child, it's part of a bigger story, and children will likel
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Isabelle Bachir
I read it such a long time ago. But I remember really loving this series.
Mikana
Oct 10, 2015 Mikana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
A great little story for young readers. A short read for the young at heart.
Djjack56
this book is only about two chapters from the book it also has a special part at the end of the book which is about a hobgoblan and so on
Dominic
Aug 09, 2013 Dominic rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awsome who thought they had a lost chapter?
Tom
May 17, 2015 Tom rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dernier tome bon. Une bonne histoire.
Clement
Jul 20, 2009 Clement marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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eleanor
I read this a while ago
Estelle
Jul 04, 2015 Estelle marked it as to-read
I registered a book at BookCrossing.com!
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Katy
Short, but nice.
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Kinda Strange
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Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones,The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), The Darkest Part of the Forest, and her new series which begins with The Cruel Prince in J ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Spiderwick Chronicles (5 books)
  • The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #1)
  • The Seeing Stone (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #2)
  • Lucinda's Secret (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #3)
  • The Ironwood Tree (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #4)
  • The Wrath of Mulgarath (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #5)

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