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The Darkest Part of the Forest

The Darkest Part of the Forest

Faeries. Knights. Princes. True love. Think you know how the story goes? Think again … From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spiderwick Chronicles comes a dark, dangerous and utterly beautiful faerie tale, guaranteed to steal your heart.

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries’ seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once.

In the forest of Fairfold, lies a glass casket. Inside the casket lies a sleeping faerie prince that none can rouse. He’s the most fascinating thing Hazel and Ben have ever seen and they dream of waking him.

But what happens when dreams come true? In the darkest part of the forest, you must be careful what you wish for …
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Fantasy & Magical Realism (children's

On Sale: 14th January 2016

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781780621746

Reviews

The revival of the modern day fairytale continues its journey in this wonderful and surprising YA novel ... Black has crafted characters that are both innocent and naive yet strong and alluring
SCHOOL LIBRARIAN
A must read for anyone who enjoys fantasy or twists of faery tales. I can guarantee that anyone will be surprised by its originality and strength
THE GUARDIAN
A rollocking story of evil faeries and teenage angst in modern day USA
THE BOOKBAG
This is a book of lies and lost memories. This is a book of tales and curses and love. This is Holly Black doing what she does best: with gorgeous prose that flows beautifully, complicated female characters and a story of back and forth, The Darkest Part of the Forest is an elaborate modern fairytale that subverts genre expectations.
THE BOOK SMUGGLERS
...a wickedly entertaining mash-up of genre conventions and enthusiastic subversions in which the perennial adolescent desire to be seen as normal takes on a whole new meaning.
THE NEW YORK TIMES