Warning- Not to be Read After Dark! The first book in the terrifying Wardstone Chronicles.
Joseph Delaney used to be an English teacher, before becoming the best-selling author of the Spook's series, which has been published in 30 countries and sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.
Teenage readers looking instead for total fantasy should hasten to
Joseph Delaney's The Spook's Apprentice . . . This terrific
novel is as black as David Wyatt's ingenious ink drawings that head
each chapter * Independent *
An absorbing tale with scary scenarios and a great central relationship between Thomas and his master * The Sunday Times *
Wicked and fast-paced, the second instalment in this series is gripping for adults and children alike . . . Beautifully written * The Good Book Guide *
Readers seeking lots of up-close encounters with the unquiet dead and other creepy entities need look no further * Kirkus Reviews *
This thrilling and terrifying book should not be read after dark! * Parents News *