Deep Fear by Debi Gliori

Deep Fear

Written by Debi Gliori
Part of the Pure Dead Series

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Terrifically original, exciting and inventive this is the final part of the Pure Dead series. It is an epic tale of a final battle between good and evil that’s both full of humour and magic. Rest assured its one of the most bizarre and hysterical climaxes to the most original series you'll read all year!


Deep Fear by Debi Gliori

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? Pure Dead Magic, which introduced the Strega-Borgias, was her first novel, and was followed by Pure Dead Wicked, Pure Dead Brilliant, Deep Trouble, Deep Water and Deep Fear.

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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 The absorbing world tinged with magic realism will appeal to children of different ages because of the author's deadpan humour Glasgow Herald

About the Author

Debi Gliori

Debi started writing children's books in 1976, then attended art school in Edinburgh from 1979 to 1984. She received a travelling scholarship award to go to Milan, and worked as a freelance from 1984 onwards. She lives and works in Scotland, and her studio is situated in a thirteenth-century herb garden. She now has four children and her book No Matter What is dedicated to them. Debi Gliori is the author/illustrator of many books for children including Mr Bear, the winner of a Children's Book Award.

DEBI GLIORI is the award-winning author and illustrator of many Bloomsbury picture books including the Alfie series, The Trouble with Dragons, Dragon Love Penguin and the bestselling No Matter What. She has sold more than half a million books in the UK alone.

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336 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Random House Children's Books

Publication date

5th April 2007




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