The Resource Revenge of the witch, Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith

Revenge of the witch, Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith

Label
Revenge of the witch
Title
Revenge of the witch
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith
Title variation
Last apprentice
Title variation remainder
revenge of the witch
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties." His job includes capturing witches, binding boggarts and driving away ghosts. For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried-some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Only Thomas Ward is left. He's the last hope; the last apprentice. Can Thomas succeed? Will he learn the difference between a benign witch and a malevolent one? Does the Spook's warning against girls with pointy shoes include Alice? And what will happen if Thomas accidentally frees Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the county?
Member of
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 4-6, 2008.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2006
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137744
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delaney, Joseph
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Arrasmith, Patrick
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Last apprentice
Series volume
1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apprentices
  • Witches
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Revenge of the witch, Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
344 pages, 14 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780060766191
Lccn
2004054003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Original version note
"Originally published
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Revenge of the witch, Joseph Delaney ; illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
344 pages, 14 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780060766191
Lccn
2004054003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Original version note
"Originally published
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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