The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chaniani

The School for Good and Evil

Written by Soman Chaniani
Part of the The School for Good and Evil Series

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Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Prize 2014 Fiction for 5-12's category A dark, enchanting fairytale, complete with two extraordinary heroines on a wild and dangerous adventure - perfect for girls who prefer their fairytales with a twist.


The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chaniani

Every four years, two girls are kidnapped from the village of Gavaldon. Legend has it these lost children are sent to the School for Good and Evil, the fabled institution where they become fairytale heroes or villains. Sophie, the most beautiful girl in town, has always dreamed of her place at the School for Good while her friend Agatha, with her dark disposition seems destined for the School for Evil. But when the two are kidnapped they find their fortunes reversed...

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About the Author

Soman Chaniani

A debut novelist but Soman has written numerous screenplays and his recent work includes the upcoming feature musical MUMBO JUMBO for Aardman Animation ( of Wallace & Gromit fame).

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496 pages
Interest Age: From 10


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HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

6th June 2013




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