Debi Gliori Deep Fear (Pure Dead)

ISBN 13: 9780385606318

Deep Fear (Pure Dead)

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This is an epic tale of a final battle between good and evil. The Strega-Borgias are in deep fear for their lives! The forces of evil are converging on StregaSchloss - demons, the Mafia, a changeling with a nasty bite - and the wild and weird Strega-Borgias must gather together their allies to fight back. But there are just a few too many distractions, with Damp, the toddler-witch missing in action and a house full of wolves and bickering teenagers getting in the way. Can the family keep it together - even when they're scattered over time and place? This is a deliciously inventive and hilarious finale to the "Pure Dead..." series.

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Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep and The Very Small. Pure Dead Magic, which introduced the Strega-Borgias, was her first novel. It was followed by Pure Dead Wicked, Pure Dead Brilliant, Deep Trouble, Deep Water and Deep Fear. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.

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"The quirkiness and eccentricity of the characterisation is absolute genius. It is pure and high-spririted escapism, together with enough bottom jokes to keep every child in class laughing for at least a week" -- Jill Murphy thebookbag.co.uk "The absorbing world tinged with magic realism will appeal to children of different ages because of the author's deadpan humour" Glasgow Herald

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Published by Doubleday Children's Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 0385606311 ISBN 13: 9780385606318
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