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The spook's apprentice

The spook's apprentice

Delaney, Joseph, 1945-

Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must learn how to exorcise ghosts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the County, the horror begins. This is a terrifying series about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must learn how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches and bind boggarts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the County, the horror begins

Paperback, Book. English. Young adult fiction. Fantasy & magical realism (Children's/YA) (Children's).
Published London : Red Fox : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd : [distributor] Random House Australia : [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd : [distributor] Booksite Afrika : [distributor] Trafalgar Square 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Joseph Delaney
Distributor: London: Red Fox; [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd; [distributor] Random House Australia; [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd; [distributor] Booksite Afrika; [distributor] Trafalgar Square, 2009
ISBN: 1862308535, 9781862308534
Intended audience: from 12.
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Joseph Delaney is a retired English teacher living in Lancashire. He has three children and seven grandchildren and is a wonderful public speaker available for conference, library and bookshop events. His home is in the middle of Boggart territory and his village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, which was laid to rest under the step of a house near the church. Most of the places in the Spook's books are based on real places in Lancashire. And the inspiration behind the stories often comes from local ghost stories and legends.
Physical Description: 352 p. : b&w, chapter heads ; 18x13x2 cm.
Subject: Exorcism Fiction.; Fantasy / Magic.; Apprentices Juvenile fiction.; Witches Juvenile fiction.; Supernatural Juvenile fiction.; Fiction 11+.; 12+ years; Fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in.; Ward, Thomas (Fictitious character) Fiction.