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Hawkweed Prophecy (#1 Hawkweed Prophecy)
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Irena Brignull
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Hawkweed Prophecy (#1 Hawkweed Prophecy)

Irena Brignull


9781408341704

Orchard Books


Fantasy » Magic;
Fantasy » Young Adult;
Paranormal Romance » Witches;
Paranormal Romance » Young Adult;
Fantasy » Witches;
Paranormal Romance » Magic;
Young Adult » Young Adult Paranormal Romance


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432 pages

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A gorgeous, bewitching story of two outcast girls whose lives are twisted by an ancient prophecy. Who will be queen of the witches?

The babies were born as the clock struck twelve. A bat fell from the air mid-flight. A silver salmon floated dead to the surface of the river. Snails withered in their shells, moths turned to dust on the night breeze and an owl ate its young. The spell had been cast.

Poppy Hooper has managed to deceive her father into believing that there is nothing mysterious or unnatural about her. He ignores the cats that find her wherever she goes, the spiders that weave beautiful lacy patterns for her, even her eyes - one blue, one green with an extra black dot orbiting the pupil.

Ember Hawkweed is a pitiful excuse for a witch. When the other girls in her coven brew vile potions, Ember makes soap and perfume. Fair and pretty, Ember is more like a chaff than a witch.

When the two girls meet, Poppy discovers her powers, and finds out the truth. Bound by their unlikely friendship and the boy they both love, the girls try and find their place in the world. But the time of the prophecy draws nearer - and the witches won't give up the throne without a fight.

By:   Irena Brignull
Imprint:   Orchard Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 147mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   352g
ISBN:   9781408341704
ISBN 10:   1408341700
Series:   Hawkweed Prophecy
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   June 2016
Recommended Age:   From 12
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Irena Brignull is a successful screenwriter. Since working on the screenplay of The Boxtrolls, Irena has been writing an adaptation of The Little Prince directed by Mark Osborne and starring Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams and Marion Cotillard. Previously, Irena was a Script Executive at the BBC and then Head of Development at Dogstar Films where she was the script editor on Shakespeare in Love, Captain Corelli's Mandolin and Bravo Two Zero to name a few. Irena holds a BA in English Literature from Oxford University. The Hawkweed Prophecy is her first novel.


Strong characters, complex relationships, and important themes of family, belonging, identity, love and loneliness, drive this absorbing story of magic and painful family secrets Book Trust

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