FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A PINCH OF MAGIC, A SPRINKLE OF SORCERY AND A TANGLE OF SPELLS COMES THE SECOND INSTALLMENT IN ANOTHER MAGICAL TRILOGY.
Full of magic, intrigue and pure adventure, this is the perfect series for fans of Katherine Rundell, Abi Elphinstone and Sophie Anderson!
The Thirteen Treasures have become the Thirteen Curses.
When fairies stole her brother, Red vowed to get him back. Now trapped in the fairy realm, she begs an audience with the fairy court where she strikes a bargain. Her brother will be returned - but only if she can find the thirteen charms of Tanya's bracelet that have been scattered in the human world. Returning to Elvesden Manor, Red is assisted by Tanya and Fabian and a desperate hunt begins.
Soon they make a shocking discovery. The charms now have twisted qualities of the thirteen treasures they represent... and the longer they are missing the worse the consequences will be. Can Red, Tanya and Fabian find all the charms? And even if they do, will the fairies keep their promise?
PRAISE FOR MICHELLE HARRISON
A Pinch of Magic: 'BRILLIANT' Emma Carroll, author of Letters From The Lighthouse 'Simply phenomenal!' Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs 'I was utterly captivated by the Widdershins sisters' Lisa Thompson, author of The Goldfish Boy ‘Gutsy and rude, full of warts-and-all family love, Harrison’s latest has the wry enchantment of an E Nesbit classic’ Guardian ‘A fabulous magical adventure’ Sunday Express ‘Fantasy and adventure appear on every page of this spellbinding tale’ Daily Mail
A Sprinkle of Sorcery: 'Harrison's masterful series continues with great heart and excitement' Waterstones ‘Harrison’s fully imagined world has conviction, and the perils of the story are lightened by the warmth and spirit of its characters’ The Sunday Times
13 Treasures 'The Thirteen Treasures boils with the kind of fairy that is far worse than Puck..what could be more cheering to curl up with.' Amanda Craig, The Times 'What a great first novel ... the story was clever and fresh with a great twist. I will definitely be hand-selling this to all the Holly Black fans I know.' Gina, Waterstones 'The story itself is both dark and gripping and the imagery is fantastic.' thebookbag.co.uk 'This is a really exciting read, full of thrills, mysteries and menace.' Primary Times
13 Curses 'A charming and inventive tale.' The Times 'Harrison creates a genuinely menacing atmosphere… what sounds like a traditional tale twists into darkness and malevolence' The Daily Mail 'Harrison has a knack for creating stories so engrossing you won’t notice when the sun begins to rise and you are still reading' Waterstones Books Quarterly 'The Thirteen Curses is so hard to put down it's almost impossible' Wondrous Reads 'An unmissable treat. Combining the faery of Spiderwick with a truly nail-biting thriller' Books Monthly.co.uk
Michelle Harrison lives in Essex and has a son, Jack, and three cats: Marmite, Sorsha and Widdershins. Her first novel, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and was followed by The Thirteen Curses and The Thirteen Secrets. Michelle has since written One Wish, a prequel to The Thirteen Treasures books; The Other Alice, which won the Calderdale Book of the Year Award; and the bestselling Pinch of Magic Adventures: A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery and A Tangle of Spells.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (July 7, 2011)
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