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Well Witched

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Ryan and his friends don't think twice about stealing some money from a wishing well. After all, who's really going to miss a few tarnished coins?

The well witch does.

And she demands payback: Now Ryan, Josh, and Chelle must serve her . . . and the wishes that lie rotting at the bottom of her well. Each takes on powers they didn't ask for and don't want. Ryan grows strange bumps—are they eyes?—between his knuckles; Chelle starts speaking the secrets of strangers, no matter how awful and bloody; and Josh can suddenly—inexplicably—grant even the darkest of wishes, the kind of wishes that should never come true.

Darkly witty, wholly unexpected, and exquisitely sinister, Frances Hardinge's Well Witched is one well-cast tale that readers didn't know they were wishing for.

About the Author

Frances Hardinge is the celebrated author of Fly By night, Well Witched, and The Lost Conspiracy. She spent her childhood in Kent, England, in a huge, isolated old house in a small, strange village, and from an early age she wrote stories filled with magic and vivid characters. Ms. Hardinge studied at Oxford University, where she was a founding member of a writers' workshop. This is her fourth novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060880408
Author:
Hardinge, Frances
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20090901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.50x5.10x1.00 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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