Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's LibraryPaperback - 2014
Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
42 State Award Lists!
Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in all the world" in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved co-author of I Funny and Treasure Hunters !
"A worthy successor to. . . Willy Wonka." -- Booklist , Starred Review
Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games--board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot as one of twelve kids invited for an overnight sleepover in the library, hosted by Mr. Lemoncello and riddled with lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route!
Don't miss bonus content in the back of the book--extra puzzles, an author Q&A, and more! And look for the puzzle-packed sequels-- Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics and Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race !
"Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at . . . this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
From Library Staff
CRRL_RachelPlacchetti Jul 03, 2017
Twelve kids work together to solve clues and escape from their new town library, created by the legendary game maker Mr. Lemoncello.
From Sarah: "I loved this book and can’t wait for the next one to come out in January. There were lots of clues and puzzles for the reader to figure out. This book was humorous and did not end the way I expected." Also available as an eBook and on audio.
Twelve year old Kyle and eleven other students spend the night at the library and must solve clues in order to escape.
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