When Luigi Lemoncello comes to town to build a library, he announces an
essay contest for the local school where the winners will have the honor
of being the first to tour the building – they’ll even get to spend a
night inside! But when morning comes, it turns out that the kids will
actually have to solve their way out. Perfect for fans of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Night at the Museum, readers will delight in this insanely fun book!
Now a Nickelodeon Original Movie Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List44 State Award Lists Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in 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
When Kyle learns that the world's most famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, has designed the town's new library and is having an invitation-only lock-in on opening night, he's determined to be there But the tricky part isn't getting into the library--it's getting out. Because 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.