Before writing The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin was an incredibly accomplished graphic artist, designing dozens of books, including the cover for the first edition of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. While writing The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin also thought about the design and layout, and ultimately the way in which it contributes to the reading experience of the story. This deluxe anniversary edition honors her original design work and displays bonus content showing the behind the scenes work of designing a book Ellen Raskin-style. Winner of the Newbery Medal
Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
A School Library Journal One Hundred Books That Shaped the Century
A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny. --Booklist, starred review
Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand. --The New York Times Book Review A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges--a demanding but rewarding book. --The Horn Book
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