by Matthew SkeltonBook : Fiction : Juvenile audience  |  1st American ed
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Young readers choice book   (2009-05-06)
This is a debut novel, set in present day Oxford University library and Gutenberg's print shop in Germany as he is perfecting his press. The story line centers around a book in a wooden chest carved with beasts. The chest has an ornate lock made of serpents whose fangs, when they first taste blood...
A Winner   (2006-09-07)
The book flashes back and forth between modern-day Oxford and fifteenth century Germany. Readers get to meet Endymion Spring, a boy who discovers Faust's secret of dragon-skin paper that has magical properties and has the power to allow readers to read every book ever written. Readers also get to know...