The Spook's Battle

Author(s): Joseph Delaney

Children's & YA

This is the fourth instalment of the "Wardstone Chronicles". In Pendle the witches are rising and the three most powerful witch clans are rumoured to be uniting in order to conjure an unimaginable evil. Together they will be capable of raising the dark made flesh - the Devil himself. Tom and the Spook need to set off for Pendle to avert the unthinkable. But before they go, the Spook tells Tom to journey home and collect the trunks Mam left behind for him. But what dark family secrets are contained in the trunks? And will they place Tom's family in even greater danger or provide the help Tom and his master will need in Pendle?

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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. The Spook's Apprentice, The Spook's Curse and The Spook's Secret have all been shortlisted for the Lancashire children's Book for the Year Award. The Spook's Apprentice is the winner of both the Sefton Book Award and the Hampshire Book Award.

General Fields

  • : 9780099495161
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Red Fox
  • : 0.3
  • : May 2008
  • : 177mm X 127mm X 31mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joseph Delaney
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.92
  • : 512
  • : B/w chapter headings