"There's something nasty going on at Groosham Grange..." Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room...What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive? This Lancashire Children's Book of the Year will have you gripped and grinning to the last page.
Anthony Horowitz is a popular and prolific children's writer, whose books now sell in more than a dozen countries around the world. He has won numerous prizes for his books which include Stormbreaker (shortlisted for the Children's Book Award) and its sequels, Point Blanc, Skeleton Key and Eaglestrike, about reluctant teenage MI6 spy, Alex Rider; Groosham Grange and its sequel Return to Groosham Grange; Granny (shortlisted for the 1994 Children's Book Award); and the Diamond Brothers Trilogy - The Falcon's Malteser (which has been filmed with the title Just Ask for Diamond), followed by South by South East (which was dramatized in six parts on TV) and Public Enemy Number Two - to which three more short novels, The Blurred Man, The French Confection and I Know What You Did Last Wednesday have been added. Anthony also writes extensively for TV, with credits including the hit series Murder in Mind, as well as Foyle's War; Midsomer Murders; Poirot; and Murder Most Horrid. He lives in north London with his family.