The Crowfield Curse by Pat WalshThe Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh

The Crowfield Curse

byPat Walsh

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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Sent into the forest to gather firewood for the medieval abbey where he's an apprentice, Will hears a cry for help, and comes upon a creature no bigger than a cat. Trapped and wounded, it's a hobgoblin, who confesses a horrible secret: Something is buried deep in the snow, just beyond the graveyard. A mythical being, doomed by an ancient curse...

What does this mystery have to do with the cryptic brotherhood of monks Will serves? What does it have to do with the boy himself? When two cloaked figures darken the church's doorway and start demanding answers, Will is drawn into a dangerous world of Old Magic.

PAT WALSH is a trained archaeologist as well as an amateur historian, inspired by the rich mythology of Britain. Born in a haunted house in Kent, she now lives in Bedfordshire, England, with her husband and children. The Crowfield Demon is the sequel to The Crowfield Curse, her debut novel.
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Title:The Crowfield CurseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.57 × 5.24 × 0.85 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545231035

ISBN - 13:9780545231039

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Praise for The Crowfield CurseA 2011 USBBY Outstanding International BookNew York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and SharingA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year"A wondrous mystery." - Kirkus Reviews, starred reivew*"Walsh describes the environment with calm sensory detail, giving readers a palpably damp, frigid winter. Understatedly tender and mystical yet solid." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review*"Suspenseful and spooky. With fascinating attention to detail and an edgy battle between evil and good, Walsh sweeps readers almost effortlessly into another time and place. By the close of the novel, readers are hoping for more." - School Library Journal, starred review"Walsh writes with a sure and steady hand... The growing tension will compel young readers toward the climactic battle in the woods and its terrifying conclusion." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Dotted with evil curses, dead angels, and dark places. Walsh expertly mixes the fantastical with the humdrum necessities of medieval life." - Booklist