Lucinda's Secret (Spiderwick Chronicles - 3)
Things at the Grace residence are getting completely out of hand. As if being attacked by goblins and almost eaten by a bridge troll wasn't enough, now the house boggart, Thimbletack, is out to get Jared. Simon has a very hungry griffon recuperating in the carriage house, and Mallory is convinced... show more
Things at the Grace residence are getting completely out of hand. As if being attacked by goblins and almost eaten by a bridge troll wasn't enough, now the house boggart, Thimbletack, is out to get Jared. Simon has a very hungry griffon recuperating in the carriage house, and Mallory is convinced that the only way to stop the madness is to get rid of the Guide. But fortunately for Jared, it seems that is not an option. With all kinds of creatures after them, the Guide is the only protection the Grace kids have. If only they could work out why the faeries are stalking them? Could it be the Guide that they want? There's only one person who might know the answer - their crazy old Aunt Lucinda.
Publish date: 2003-10-11
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
, Middle Grade
The gang go to visit Lucinda, the 'mad' great aunt of the three children and she tells her story of the magical creatures she has encountered to the kids, which gives us a pretty neat backstory. The first half wasn't a lot of direct action and the second half was kind of slow but the book as a whole...
Book 3 in the series and the children are finding that the Boggard/Brownie Thimbletack is still annoyed at them, they go to visit their Aunt Lucinda in the asylum and find that she's being sustained by fairy food. The book goes missing and they have to try to find out more about what's going on and...
I felt like I flew through this boo. I t really kept the quality of the series up whild maintainint it's own plot. I liked meeting the children's Aunt Lucinda.