A year has passed since Septimus Heap discovered his real family and magical destiny. As Apprentice to ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, he is now learning the fine arts of Conjurations, Charms and other Magyk. Meanwhile Jenna is getting used to life as the Princess and enjoying the freedom of the Castle. But Darke things are stirring. A sinister shadow is growing. It is pursuing ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, and growing stronger every day…

Not even death can keep evil necromancer DomDaniel from his pursuit of power. But can Septimus Heap?

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  • not as good as the first book but all the same great.

    5 March 2011

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    Septimus is now the Extraordinary Apprentice, and things are going well until his brother,Simon Heap, appears. Septimus has spoilt his brothers long-kept dreams and now, all Simon wants is revenge. But will Simon be defeated by Septimus, and is there more to the trinket Marcia has given him?

    2 December 2010

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    Angie Sage won the Salford and North East Children’s Book Awards for Magyk.

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