Holly Black may be best known for writing The Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of children’s fantasy books she created with illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi, but she’d much rather relax in her own secret room than bask in the limelight of fame. At the pull of a book, a hidden library is revealed, complete with fireplace and countless books. Continue reading for more pictures.

Black is co-executive producer of the film adaptation of The Spiderwick Chronicles, released in February 2008. The film covers the entirety of the novel series. The Spiderwick Chronicles has also been released as a video game from Stormfront Studios. This series chronicles the adventures of the Grace children, twins Simon and Jared and their older sister Mallory, after they move into Spiderwick Estate and discover a world of faeries that they never knew existed.


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