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The Cabinet of Wonders

(2008)
(The first book in the Kronos Chronicles series)
A novel by

 
 
Petra Kronos has a simple, happy life. But it's never been ordinary. She has a pet tin spider named Astrophil who likes to hide in her snarled hair and give her advice. Her best friend can trap lightning inside a glass sphere. Petra also has a father in faraway Prague who is able to move metal with his mind. He has been commissioned by the prince of Bohemia to build the world's finest astronomical clock. Petra's life is forever changed when, one day, her father returns home - blind. The prince has stolen his eyes, enchanted them, and now wears them. But why? Petra doesn't know, but she knows this: she will go to Prague, sneak into Salamander Castle, and steal her father's eyes back. Joining forces with Neel, whose fingers extend into invisible ghosts that pick locks and pockets, Petra finds that many people in the castle are not what they seem, and that her father's clock has powers capable of destroying their world.

This startling debut novel, about the risks we take to protect those we love, brims with magic, political intrigue, and heroism.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Used availability for Marie Rutkoski's The Cabinet of Wonders

Hardback Editions

February 2010 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Cabinet of Wonders (Kronos Chronicles Trilogy (Quality))
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 1-60686-593-5 / 978-1-60686-593-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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March 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles (Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge Series)
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 1-4104-1320-9 / 978-1-4104-1320-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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August 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 0-374-31026-2 / 978-0-374-31026-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cabinet of Wonders (Kronos Chronicles)
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 1-250-01804-8 / 978-1-250-01804-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 0-312-60239-1 / 978-0-312-60239-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 1-4272-7753-2 / 978-1-4272-7753-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners
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August 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
ISBN: 1-4272-0548-5 / 978-1-4272-0548-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners
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August 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Author(s): Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA