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From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a luminous novel that glows with rare magic, ghostly wonders, and a true friendship that lights even the darkest of places. An E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book, it’s perfect for fans of the author’s other middle grade novels: The Spindlers and the Curiosity House series.

Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost named Po appears from the darkness.

That same evening, an alchemist's apprentice named Will makes an innocent mistake that has tremendous consequences for Liesl and Po, and it draws the three of them together on an extraordinary journey.

Hardcover, 320 pages
Published on October 4, 2011 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 006201451X
ISBN-13: 9780062014511
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  • catlover2006
    catlover2006Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 8:01 am55 stars
    LOVED IS SOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!
    • otter
      otterMonday, September 9, 2013 at 6:22 pm22 stars
      I actually did not like it. I read it for a book club and it was sort of confusing and very strange.
      • icewater349
        icewater349Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:09 pmFeatured
        Surprisingly, Liesl & Po was one of the best non-horror books I ever read. I normally go for horror, science fiction, or future fiction books, but this one caught my eye. It was very emotional in some parts and I even found myself feeling pity for Will (an alchemist's apprentice). I recommend this book for those who like touching stories about friendship and adventures. Enjoy if you decide to read :)
        • acorn
          acornThursday, February 23, 2012 at 10:58 am
          Every one will love Gobbolino The Witchis Cat. It's about a cat who doesn't want to be a witch's cat. He want's to be akitchen cat and sit by the fire and catch mice. But the trouble is no one trusted him.Maybe his sister sootica a true witch's cat can help?
          • vtbcharming1
            vtbcharming1Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:56 am
            this book was the best book in the world.it is about a girl named liesl and her dad died by her evil stepmother agasta po is a gost and he is liesl's friend. will works for the alcamist who made super powerful magic. liesl and the alcamist swiched his box with liesl's box.i think you will love this book like i did. ps.i love this book

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