Spider in the Well



This cheeky picture book debut from author-illustrator Jess Hannigan tells the darkly dry and utterly hilarious tale of fibs, cons, and JUSTICE! Perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, Ryan Higgins, and stylized cinema—from Orson Welles to Wes Anderson.

Breaking News: Wishing Well Broken!

The townspeople of Bad Göodsburg are up in arms. With their beloved well busted, none of their important, generous, kindhearted wishes are coming true! Time to send that good-for-nothing Newsboy to investigate. . . .

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Kids’ Indie Next List *

“I don't trust anyone in this book." —Jon Klassen, award-winning creator of I Want My Hat Back

★ "A fun read for children, but also for their adults. A masterful debut that reads like a well-loved classic. Will be great fun to share." School Library Journal (starred review)

★ "Is this cheeky storybook technically an entertaining endorsement of blackmail? It sure is, and it’s very funny. A splendidly silly story for all ages." —ALA Booklist (starred review)

★ "Dramatic pacing and sly humor. Terrific fun with a shrewd hero." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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£12.99  £12.34
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
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