Half bad / Sally Green.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: Penguin Books, 2014.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780141350868 (pbk.) :
'Half Bad' by Sally Green is a debut novel about one boy's struggle for survival in a hidden society of witches. You can't read, can't write, but you heal fast, even for a witch. You get sick if you stay indoors after dark. You hate white witches but love Annalise, who is one. You've been kept in a cage since you were 14. All you've got to do is escape and find Mercury, the black witch who eats boys. And do that before your 17th birthday. Easy!
Teenage 14+ years
383 pages ; 20 cm
This book is one of the titles chosen for Children's Book Day at work, so it was 'required reading' rather than something I chose for myself for pleasure. Yet that is precisely why I love taking part in Children's Book Day. It gives me the opportunity to read books I may not otherwise have given a s