Monday, 31 January 2011

10+: The Spook Stories: Witches - Joseph Delaney

Release Date: 30/09/10


Born to use dark magic...This is a thrilling collection of stories based on many of the witches from Joseph Delaney's SPOOKS books. Ever wondered why the Spook doesn't trust girls who wear pointy shoes? Or why Grimalkin became the Assassin for the Malkin Witch clan? Find out all this and more in this a dark and eerie collection. You don't have to know the Spook's books to enjoy the stories. They're all standalone and absolutely haunting. A perfect introduction to the world of The Spook's Apprentice . But for any fans of the series out there, this collection will be a must-have.


Whilst not technically part of the series this short title is one that adds a lot of background and flavour to the events in the current series. Firm favourites, both new and old, have the chance to tell elements of their own adventures so that the reader can get to know them better.

Its beautifully constructed, has great elements and could be used as a way to introduce the whole inventive world of Joseph Delaney to new readers as well as allowing established fans the chance to get more information on people of interest. Seriously good fun and a book that will just add more magical strokes to the world as a whole.

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