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  • Published: 21 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241349953
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $16.99

The Witch's Warning




A gloriously spooky horror-fantasy story from Joseph Delaney, the internationally multi-million bestselling author of The Spook's Apprentice

Crafty halted, his heart lurching with fear, his mouth dry. There were bare footprints in the white snow, and each one was smeared with red, as if the owner of those clawed feet had stepped in a puddle of blood . . .

Crafty and his friends have already faced dozens of horrifying aberrations during their time as Castle Gate Grubs - assistants to the mysterious guild of Gatemancers, who fight against the terrifying Shole. But the real battle is only just beginning. New and even more dangerous aberrations are appearing all the time, and worse yet, it seems someone from within the Castle is helping them attack. And when an old enemy returns to give Crafty a disturbing warning, it seems time might be running out for all of them . . .

  • Published: 21 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241349953
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney used to be an English teacher, before becoming the best-selling author of the Spook's series, which has been published in 30 countries and sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

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Praise for The Witch's Warning

Praise for The Beast Awakens (book one): Packed full of scary creatures and chilling characters, I only wish this had been much, much longer. This is a must for all fantasy and adventure fans

Sam, 13, LoveReading4Kids

A thrilling fantasy novel full of monsters, action and intriguing characters - I highly recommend it!

Brodie, 12, LoveReading4Kids

This book was utterly unputdownable - I loved each and every second of time I spent reading it! I was torn between wanting to find out what happened and not wanting the book to end!

Rebekah, 15, LoveReading4Kids

A page turning story that kept you hanging on edge

Matilda, 11, LoveReading4Kids

I think that the Beast Awakens is a fabulous read because it lulls the reader into a never ending journey through the magical kingdom, the Shole, and the people involved

Nick, 12, LoveReading4Kids

Praise for The Spook's Apprentice series: Be warned - these books are seriously scary

The Times

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