Skulduggery Pleasant
Skulduggery Pleasant
Skulduggery Pleasant
Tom Percival, Derek Landy
Meet Skulduggery PleasantAce DetectiveSnappy DresserRazor–tongued WitCrackerjack SorcererandWalking, Talking, Fire-throwing Skeleton—as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old. These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.The end of the world? Over his dead body.

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT, by Derek Landy, follows the story of a twelve-year-old girl named Stephanie Edgley. The book starts out at the time when Stephanie's uncle, Gordon (who happens to be a fantasy author), is murdered. Stephanie's family is under the impression that Gordon was not murdered, but Stephanie believes otherwise. Soon after Gordon's funeral, Stephanie and her parents are invited to the reading of Gordon's will, along with Gordon's other, very unpleasant brother Fergus and his even more unpleasant wife, Beryl.

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