A dark, hypnotic fairy tale set in a venomous world where evil looks like beauty. If you love Neil Gaiman or Tim Burton, you’ll love this!

Poison has always been a wilful, contrary girl. So when her younger sister is snatched by the phaeries, she determines to seek out the Phaerie Lord and get her back. But as she travels through a malevolent landscape where no one can be trusted, Poison must not only rescue her sister but thwart a genocidal plot. In this fantasy world, imagination knows no bounds. The power of story may be the only thing that will save you…

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    Chris Wooding

    Chris Wooding was born in Leicester in 1977 and his first book was published when he was just nineteen years old. He is the author of many successful and award-winning books for young adults, including POISON, CRASHING, KEROSENE, ENDGAME and the BROKEN SKY series.


    The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray won the Smarties Silver Award.

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