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The shrunken head: Curiosity House Series, Book 1

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Curiosity House volume 1.
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Description

Edgar Award nominee for Best Juvenile Mystery

The book is about, among other things: the strongest boy in the world, a talking cockatoo, a faulty mind reader, a beautiful bearded lady and a nervous magician, an old museum, and a shrunken head.

Blessed with extraordinary abilities, orphans Philippa, Sam, and Thomas have grown up happily in Dumfrey's Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders. But when a fourth child, Max, a knife-thrower, joins the group, it sets off an unforgettable chain of events.

When the museum's Amazonian shrunken head is stolen, the four are determined to get it back. But their search leads them to a series of murders and an explosive secret about their pasts.

This sensational new series--a 2016 Edgar nominee for Best Juvenile book and New York Times bestseller--combines the unparalleled storytelling gifts of Lauren Oliver with the rich knowledge of the notorious relics collector H. C. Chester.

What you will find in this book:

A rather attractive bearded lady Several scandalous murders A deliciously disgusting Amazonian shrunken head Four extraordinary children with equally extraordinary abilities A quite loquacious talking bird

What you will NOT find in this book:

An accountant named Seymour A never-ending line at the post office Brussel sprouts (shudder) A lecture on finishing all your homework on time A sweet, gooey story for nice little girls and boys

Learn more about the series online at www.thecuriosityhouse.com

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ISBN:
9780062270818
9780062365699
9781467608107
9780062270825
9780062270832
9781504646635
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.2, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Grouping Title shrunken head
Grouping Author oliver lauren
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-19 23:00:46PM
Last Indexed 2019-10-20 00:26:13AM

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subject_facet Children's audiobooks
Curiosities and wonders -- Fiction
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile
Museums -- Fiction
Museums -- Juvenile fiction
Orphans -- Fiction
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The shrunken head
title_full The Shrunken Head Curiosity House Series, Book 1
The shrunken head / Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester
The shrunken head / Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester ; illustrations, Benjamin Lacombe
The shrunken head [sound recording] / Lauren Oliver and H.C. Chester
title_short The shrunken head
title_sub Curiosity House Series, Book 1
topic_facet Children's audiobooks
Curiosities and wonders
Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Museums
Mystery
Orphans