A young man discovers a monstrous menace in the bookshop of a friend: the Spine Tingler, a creature created from the spines of mysterious books. Only the Librarian of Doom has the backbone to save them, but no one knows where the hero is, and the Tinglers are ready to attack! Who will prevail in this latest mystery in the Library of Doom? This gripping tale 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.