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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (937 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anthony Horowitz Narrator: Grace Nickolas Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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When David is expelled from Beton College, his parents don't know what to do with him, until the mysterious letter arrives from Groosham Grange. This school is miles away from anywhere, has one day's holiday a year, and sounds like an awful place to send a child. His parents think this could be the answer to their problems, but it is actually the start of them. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Riona Daly | 2/16/2014

    " I thought this book was very captivating and intriguing as it was focused around David Eliot's disappointing schooling experiences that led him to a paranormal world. After getting expelled for poor conduct he is offered a place at Groosham Grange, however this proposal was not by coincidence. On route to his new school, he befriends Jill and Jeffrey and through their discussion it seems that they had each received a letter with differing information to portray this school ideally for their parents. The experience of getting to Groosham Grange was a terrifying and eye opening journey for each child. Upon arrival, they had a pact made to stick together in order to escape. Their fears increased rapidly when they met their teachers, none of which seemed ordinary and after different discoveries their alarm escalated that things were not normal in the school. Through several incidents, findings, ease droppings, Jill and David plotted their escape for help as they knew they were in a place where everything was abnormal. However, on all attempts they failed and on their 13th birthdays, they were converted to the magical side at Groosham Grange. This book would be best suited to children age nine and up. It uses simple and informative language which engages the reader and sets the finish of each chapter with the suspense of wanting to continue. It would be a very appropriate book to aid in creative writing as the story is very imaginative through unusual events and unique characters. It is based around a school which will allow children to relate to it easily, therefore engaging their attention. I find that portraying the main friendship of the book as male/female is excellent to focus in on gender dimensions as primary school children are often male versus female but this book challenges that idealogy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Cara | 2/7/2014

    " This is a great little story. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you should definitely read this book. I think you'd be surprised to find that Rowling stole a lot of her ideas from this book, which was written 10 years before The Sorcerer's Stone. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jane | 2/5/2014

    " This book is great fun. It has every horror cliche and some off kilter nods to Harry Potter. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Amy | 1/24/2014

    " Odd jokes, with parents being skewered by kitchen knives as no big deal and the main character just caves at the end and joins the "bad guys". Not sure what kind of lesson this is supposed to give but I wasn't impressed. I expected really spooky and got campy instead. "

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