cover image ARCHER'S GOON


Diana Wynne Jones, . . HarperTrophy, $5.99 (336pp) ISBN 978-0-06-447356-9

Trouble starts to brew when a boy returns home from school to find a Goon unwilling to move until his author father pays the thug's boss 2,000 words. PW called this "a very funny, very suspenseful astral tale." Ages 10-up. (Mar.)