SNATCH A STORY
THE WICKED READ
Warren the 13th and the Thirteen-Year Curse
by Tania del Rio
Published by Quirk Books ISBN 978-1683690900
Warren the 13th sets sail on his final adventure in this lushly illustrated middle grade series in the spirit of Edward Gorey and Lemony Snicket.
In this final story of Warren’s thrilling adventures, the young manager is adjusting to the demands of running a floating hotel and is planning his thirteenth birthday party. But then disaster strikes! The Warren Hotel is shipwrecked on a strange island, and Sketchy is kidnapped!
Warren and his crew of friends set off on a daring rescue mission across the high seas, where they meet a delightful new cast of characters that includes wizened pirates, a sea witch, and a talking clam. As Warren pursues his many-tentacled friend’s kidnappers, he will learn the truth of Sketchy’s mysterious origins—as well as one final secret of his beloved Warren Hotel.
Once again, readers can expect mesmerizing illustrations on every page, along with plenty of riddles, puzzles, and adventure galore!
Look For It If You Dare...
THE CREEPY CREATOR
Tania del Rio is a professional writer and artist who got her start writing and illustrating comics, primarily for a young audience. Her clients include Archie Comics, Dark Horse, and Marvel; she is best known for her work writing and drawing the 42-issue manga-inspired run of Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Magic Within. She is also the author of the WARREN THE 13TH middle grade series published by Quirk Books. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two dogs.