The Spook's Apprentice: Book 1 - The Wardstone Chronicles (Paperback)
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The Spook's Apprentice: Book 1 - The Wardstone Chronicles (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 02/01/2014
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The Spook's Apprentice is the first book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide! `Someone has to stand against the dark. And you're the only one who can' For years, the local Spook has been keeping the County safe from evil. Now his time is coming to an end, but who will take over? Many apprentices have tried. Some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Just one boy is left. Thomas Ward. He is the last hope. But does he stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the County?

Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
ISBN: 9781782952459
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"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 *

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“totally worth it!”

having read this book for a competition when i was in school, i got completely hooked on it, needless to say it was voted the best and i actually got to meet the author and needless to say i leapt at this opportunity... More

Paperback edition
1st November 2012
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“dreat”

I love this book. Its amazing and not just for kids and teens. I started reading these when I was around 14 and am still totally obsessed. I cant wait for the nest book Alice to get released. My only critisism is that... More

Paperback edition
25th April 2013
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“The Spook's Apprentice”

The only word that come to mind after reading this is WOW , a truly excellent read!

Hardback edition
2nd January 2009
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