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How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (B&N Exclusive Edition)

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (B&N Exclusive Edition)

by Holly Black

Hardcover(B&N Exclusive Edition)

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Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on November 24, 2020


An illustrated addition to the New York Times bestselling Folk of Air trilogy, that started with The Cruel Prince, from award-winning author Holly Black.

An irresistible return to the captivating world of Elfhame.

Once upon a time, there was a boy with a wicked tongue.

Before he was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of stone . #1 New York Times bestselling author, Holly Black reveals a deeper look into the dramatic life of Elfhame's enigmatic high king, Cardan. This tale includes delicious details of life before The Cruel Prince, an adventure beyond The Queen of Nothing, and familiar but pivotal moments from The Folk of the Air trilogy, told wholly from Cardan's perspective.

This new installment in the Folk of the Air series is a return to the heart-racing romance, danger, humor, and drama that enchanted readers everywhere. Each chapter is paired with lavish and luminous full-color art, making this the perfect collector's item to be enjoyed by both new audiences and old.

This Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition features an alternate jacket and contains bonus art and sketches with commentary from the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316592222
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 11/24/2020
Series: Folk of the Air Series
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 394
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Holly Black is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over thirty fantasy novels for teens and children. She has been a finalist for an Eisner and a Lodestar Award, and the recipient of the Mythopoeic Award, a Nebula, and a Newbery Honor. Her books have been translated into 32 languages worldwide and adapted for film. Holly lives in Massachusetts with her husband and son in a house with a secret library. Her website is

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