Winner of the Waverton Good Read Children's Prize 2014!A bearded ballerina, a young contortionist and a troupe of creepy clowns ... It's the end of summer when a weird carnival rolls into town.
Grace and her five magic friends make the most of it.
But the gaudy lights and colours hide a dark secret. And when the girls are driven apart by doubts - and a wicked enchantment - they start keeping secrets too...
As the most powerful evil they've ever encountered closes in, can they still trust each other with their lives?'McGann's debut is funny, a bit scary and surprisingly realistic...
Preteens will enjoy the easy read, identify with the characters and ask for more' Kirkus Reviews on The Demon NotebookMcGann has created a satisfying, entertaining page turner... the castles, dungeons, fairy creatures and magical wizardry match pretty much anything you'd come across in Hogwarts' booksforkeeps.co.uk on The Watching Wood
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/09/2015
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9781847177407