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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge( )
Author: Anderson, M. T.
Yelchin, Eugene
Illustrator: Yelchin, Eugene
ISBN:978-0-7636-9822-5
Publication Date:Dec 2018
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Subverting convention, award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms. Uptight elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is on a mission: survive being catapulted across the mountains into goblin territory, deliver a priceless peace offering to their mysterious dark lord, and spy on the goblin kingdom -- from which no elf has returned alive in more than a hundred...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.205 x 21.742 x 3.962 cm
Book Weight:0.92 Kilograms
Author Biography
Anderson, M. T. (Author)
M. T. Anderson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 4, 1968. He was educated in English literature at Harvard University and Cambridge University, and received his MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. He primarily writes picture books for children and novels for young adults. His picture books include Handel, Who Knew What He Liked; Strange Mr. Satie; The Serpent Came to Gloucester; and Me, All Alone, at the End of the World. His young adult books include Thirsty, Burger Wuss, and Feed, which won the L.A. Times Book Award for YA fiction in 2003. He also writes the series A Pals in Peril Tale, and The Norumbegan Quartet.

Anderson Won the 2006 National Book Award in Young People's Literature for The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party.

His title Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad, was a finalist for the 2016 YALSA-ALA Award for Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction.

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