The Thirteen Curses

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About The Book

The fairies stole her brother . . .
. . . and now Red is trapped. In the dangerous fairy realm, she strikes a bargain. Her brother will be returned, but only if she can complete a perilous magical quest in the human world. If she fails, she will lose him - and her own freedom - for ever.
With the help of Tanya and Fabian, Red's desperate task begins - but a shocking discovery turns it into a race against time.
And even if the friends succeed, will the fairies keep their promise?

'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
 

About The Author

Photo Credit: Charlie Hopkinson

Michelle Harrison is the author of eight novels for children and young adults, and her work has been translated into 17 languages. Her first book, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. The Other Alice won the Calderdale Book of the Year Award. A Sprinkle of Sorcery is her eighth novel and a sequel to the best-selling A Pinch of Magic.
 
Prior to being a full-time writer, Michelle worked as a bookseller and then an editor at Oxford University Press. She lives in Essex and has a son, Jack, and three cats: Marmite, Sorsha and Widdershins.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (July 7, 2011)
  • Length: 464 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780857074980
  • Ages: 10 - 99

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