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The Boggart

The Boggart

  • Title : The Boggart
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  • ISBN : 9780140364880
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 192 pages


Centuries old and housands of miles from home When Emily and Jess Volnik s family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart an invisible, mischievous spirit who s been playing tricks on residents of Castle Keep for generations Then the Boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk and inadvertently shipped to the Volniks home in Toronto, whe Centuries old and housands of miles from home When Emily and Jess Volnik s family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart an invisible, mischievous spirit who s been playing tricks on residents of Castle Keep for generations Then the Boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk and inadvertently shipped to the Volniks home in Toronto, where nothing will ever be the same for the Volniks or the Boggart.In a world that doesn t believe in magic, the Boggart s pranks wreak havoc And even the newfound joys of peanut butter and pizza and fudge sauce eventually wear thin for the Boggart He wants to go home but his only hope lies in a risky and daring blend of modern technology and ancient magic


Author Susan Cooper

Susan Cooper s latest book is the YA novel Ghost Hawk 2013 Susan Cooper was born in 1935, and grew up in England s Buckinghamshire, an area that was green countryside then but has since become part of Greater London As a child, she loved to read, as did her younger brother, who also became a writer After attending Oxford, where she became the first woman to ever edit that university s newspap




The Boggart Reviews (31)

  • the story was ok I know I was not the target age range for this book and sometimes that s ok but I think younger kids will like this than I did. [..]

  • The boggart has lived in a decayed Scottish castle for centuries, making harmless mischief and shapeshifting into different forms But when the elderly caretaker dies, the castle is inherited by the Volnik family, modern Canadians who don t know about the boggart They arrive in Scotland to check out [..]

  • I liked her Dark is Rising series, but I just can t get into this one.I wanted something light to read in between stories of a difficult classic but this just isn t working at the moment I ve been pecking away at it for about a week now and I m barely to page 30 Normally for a book for this a [..]

  • I am a big Susan Cooper fan, especially of The Dark is Rising series I read this book because I am interested in boggart lore and there is a fair amount here in this story of a Canadian family who travel to Scotland when the dad inherits a castle there When they decide to sell the castle and go home [..]

  • My overwhelming impression reading this book was one of pleasant surprise Though I ve always enjoyed Susan Cooper s output in the past, considering how little is spoken about this one, I hadn t been expecting it to be as good as it is The plot unfolds at a nice pace, and details from the beginning r [..]

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