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Locke & Key : small world
Other title(s):
Lock and key. Small world

Small world
San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC, [2016]
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm.
General Note:
Includes interview with Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, a bonus art gallery, and "From script to page," showing the process from Hill's earliest hand-written draft to the final typed script and onto Rodriguez' art boards.
A birthday gift for two little girls unexpectedly throws open a door to a monster on eight legs.
Reading Level:
Suggest for mature readers.


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Three years after wrapping up their award-winning, best-selling Locke & Key saga, the team that built Keyhouse returns to Lovecraft, Massachusetts with a new tale of terror and suspense! An impossible birthday gift for two little girls unexpectedly throws open a door to a monster on eight legs!

This deluxe hardcover edition contains the new 24-page story and adds pages from various drafts of Joe Hill's scripts, from the earliest hand-written pages to the various revisions; process pages from Gabriel Rodriguez; a special pinup from Brian Coldrick, and more!

Author Notes

Joe Hill is the shortened name for Joseph Hillstrom King. He was born in Maine in 1972 and is the son of Tabitha and Stephen King. He used this shortened form of his name in order to succeed as a writer on his own merits, not because of his famous father. In 2007 he publicly confirmed his identity.

His first book, 20th Century Ghost, received the the Bram Stoker award for Best Fiction Collection, and his Best New Horror book won him a second Bram Stoker award, this time for Best Short Story. He is also a past recipient of the Ray Bradbury Fellowship.

Joe Hill's other books include Heart-Shaped Box, Road Rage (collaboration), Thumbprint, Throttle (collaboration), Horns, and NOS4A2.

Joe Hill's novel The Fireman made the New York Times Bestseller list in 2016.

(Bowker Author Biography)