Winner, IP Picks 2009 Best First Book.
A creative and well-crafted fantasy story for young adults, and takes the reader on an entertaining ride as it looks at magic curses, good and evil, and the challenges of dealing with the adult world.
An exceptionally well-written, engrossing, compelling and easy to read novel. Jessica Webster’s characters are believable and fully developed, and the storyline is absorbing and exciting.
Humour flows throughout the piece, quirky and always clever, and invests the story with liveliness, originality and charm.
The book will appeal to young adults aged 15-18 years and older as well as readers of fantasy.