The Darkely brilliant, internationally bestselling, magical adventure, now in paperback with a stunning new look. Enter the world of Septimus Heap, Wizard Apprentice. Magic is his destiny
Septimus is on the threshold of his fourteenth birthday, which falls on the shortest day of the year. While everyone celebrates and the Castle is lit with the traditional candles, Septimus has greater concerns on his mind. He has finally reached the period in his Apprenticeship known as Darke Week. During this crucial time, he hopes to undertake the very dangerous mission of restoring Alther from Banishment, following the attempted invasion of the Castle of Syren. But while this preoccupies him, other Darke things are afoot in the Castle.
About the Author
Angie Sage began her career illustrating books, and then started writing - first toddler books, later chapter books and then the masterful Septimus Heap. She lives in a fifteenth-century house in Somerset. She has two grown-up daughters.
Praise for Septimus Heap: Warm, funny and humane, Sage takes care with the destiny of even her smallest characters, and is a real discovery The Times Sage navigates her complex setting with suspenseful and well-structured plotlines ... These books open an array of dazzling worlds. It's worth hoping aboard this bus, and I'm eagerly waiting at the stop The Times Praise for Magyk: Wonderfully imaginative ... Children of all ages will relish this Waterstone's Guide to Kid's Books Praise for Flyte: An immensely powerful and imaginative adventure, full of surprises, with good and bad magic and it moves at a rattling pace ... You will not want to leave this imaginary world The School Librarian
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 5th July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.312