Drowning Pond

Drowning Pond

by Catherine Forde
     
 

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Nicky is the least popular girl in school, so when the popular kids briefly befriend her—out of boredom—she'll do anything to keep them, including picking on the new girl. At first it's easy since everyone thinks she's weird anyway, but when does weird become witchy? Is it when Bella's skin breaks out like a plague? Is it when Mags and Janet

Overview

Nicky is the least popular girl in school, so when the popular kids briefly befriend her—out of boredom—she'll do anything to keep them, including picking on the new girl. At first it's easy since everyone thinks she's weird anyway, but when does weird become witchy? Is it when Bella's skin breaks out like a plague? Is it when Mags and Janet end up in the hospital? Is all of this normal teen stuff or evidence of witchcraft? As Nicky's plan reaches its shocking conclusion, she discovers that she has not only lost her friends but also unleashed something truly evil in the process. This compelling thriller explores just who the real witches are in teenage life.

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"Bitingly plausible . . . a gripping page-turner."  —The Guardian

"Expertly crafted . . . characters full of bite."  —Glasgow Herald

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405239653
Publisher:
Egmont UK
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Edition description:
Reissued paperback
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author


Catherine Forde is the author of numerous books, including Fat Boy Swim, which won the Grampian Children’s Book Award and was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award, and Skarrs, which was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

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