An explosion rocks the Library of Doom, and one of the workers, a page, is missing. It will take two Librarians to find and rescue him. But the heroes are met with unexpected danger . . . the jewel-hungry Watch-Man, whose mighty weapon, the Topaz of Time, can turn his enemies and all around him into dust! This gripping mystery is followed up with discussion questions, writing prompts, and a glossary.
Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight, Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher's Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. And he has won awards for his board books for the earliest learners, Duck Goes Potty and Bear Says "Thank You!" Dahl has written and edited numerous graphic novels for younger readers, authored the Library of Doom adventure series, the Dragonblood books, Trollhunters, and the Hocus Pocus Hotel mystery/comedy series. Dahl has spoken at schools, libraries, and conferences across the US and the UK, including ALA, AASL, IRA, and Renaissance Learning. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota in a haunted house.