El Nido
El Nido

El Nido

By Kenneth Oppel, Illustrated by Jon Klassen

12+

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

196 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $15.95 (US $15.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: April 2017

ISBN 9786077358992

Rights: US & CA

Editorial Oceano de Mexico (Apr 2017)

Price: $15.95
 
 

Overview

For some kids, summer is but a sunny time filled with fun. For Steve, it is a season full of worry. He worries about his baby brother and his daily fight to survive, about his parents who are trying their best to cope, and he even worries about the wasp's nest looming ominously from the roof of his house. So when a mysterious wasp queen invades his dreams, offering to "fix" the baby, Steve thinks his prayers have been answered. All he has to do is say "Yes." But "yes" is a powerful word. It is also a dangerous one. And once it is uttered, can it be taken back?

Reviews

"The Nest leaves a lasting mark on the memory." —The New York Times Book Review, on the English-language edition

Author Biography

Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide, and been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn was winner of a Michael L Printz Honor Book Award, and the Canadian Governor General's Award for Children's Literature; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children's Novel of the Year by the London Times. He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, and The Boundless. Jon Klassen is a Canadian illustrator, Caldecott-winner, and works as an animator for DreamWorks. He lives in Los Angeles.