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Picture the Dead
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  • Hardcover
  • May.01.2010
  • 9781402237126
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • May.01.2010
  • 9781402268342
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Lisa gives an overview of the book:

Jennie's connection with her twin brother, Toby, grew stronger after he died in 1864. Now Jennie must rely on her ability to communicate with the dead to find out what has happened to her beloved fiance, Will, while he was off at war. The army says he died honorably in battle. His brother confides that he became a violent criminal and died in a prison camp. Jennie begins to doubt that anyone is telling her the truth. This intriguing combination of historical romance, paranormal thriller, and clever mystery is illustrated by bestselling artist Lisa Brown. The unique visuals originated from real Civil War daguerreotypes that were transformed into eerie mementos for Jennie's scrapbook. With the help of a spiritualist photographer, the spirit of her dead fiance, and the clues she discovers and keeps in her scrapbook, Jennie must put together the pieces of this mystery...
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Jennie's connection with her twin brother, Toby, grew stronger after he died in 1864. Now Jennie must rely on her ability to communicate with the dead to find out what has happened to her beloved fiance, Will, while he was off at war. The army says he died honorably in battle. His brother confides that he became a violent criminal and died in a prison camp. Jennie begins to doubt that anyone is telling her the truth.

This intriguing combination of historical romance, paranormal thriller, and clever mystery is illustrated by bestselling artist Lisa Brown. The unique visuals originated from real Civil War daguerreotypes that were transformed into eerie mementos for Jennie's scrapbook.

With the help of a spiritualist photographer, the spirit of her dead fiance, and the clues she discovers and keeps in her scrapbook, Jennie must put together the pieces of this mystery before she loses her home, her fortune, and possibly her life.

 

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About Lisa

LISA BROWN is the bestselling illustrator and/or author of a growing number of books, including How to Be, The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming, and Baby Mix Me a Drink. Picture the Dead, an illustrated YA Civil War ghost story written...

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Published Reviews

Dec.13.2007

With bright, bold artwork, Lisa Brown’s Baby, Make Me Breakfast and Baby, Make Me a Drink aren’t just collections of pretty pictures of food and clever rhymes. Instead, these books aspire—...

Nov.18.2007

The bold line drawings and minimalist color palette give this book an unusually fresh look. How to Be would fit in well at the Museum of Modern Art gift shop. Yet it’s not one of those pretentious...