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 24 countries and has sold over a million copies. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, is now 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 *