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Grades 5 - 9Grade 5n/a4.3109171
What is Un Lun Dun?

It is London through the looking glass, an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up . . . and some of its lost and broken people, too–including Brokkenbroll, boss of the broken umbrellas; Obaday Fing, a tailor whose head is an enormous pin-cushion, and an empty milk carton called Curdle. Un Lun Dun is a place where words are alive, a jungle lurks behind the door of an ordinary house, carnivorous giraffes stalk the streets, and a dark cloud dreams of burning the world. It is a city awaiting its hero, whose coming was prophesied long ago, set down for all time in the pages of a talking book.

When twelve-year-old Zanna and her friend Deeba find a secret entrance leading out of London and into this strange city, it seems that the ancient prophecy is coming true at last. But then things begin to go shockingly wrong.
Hardcover, 528 pages
ISBN-10: 0230015867
ISBN-13: 9780230015869
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  • rozeb
    rozebFriday, September 13, 2013 at 4:10 pm55 stars
    We did this for our book club book, otter and me. But that was a long time ago, like a year ago. It is an awesome book!
    • otter
      otterWednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm55 stars
      This book is super clever and has lots of plays on words.
      • otter
        otterWednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:18 pm55 stars
        This book is really clever and has lots of plays on words.