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The Spook's Bestiary: The Guide to Creatures of the Dark (Last Apprentice Series)
     

The Spook's Bestiary: The Guide to Creatures of the Dark (Last Apprentice Series)

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by Joseph Delaney, Yulek Heller
 

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How to deal with the dark

1. Conquer your fear.
2. Clear your mind, so that dark magic cannot take hold.
3. Fill your pockets with salt and iron, and always carry a rowan staff with a silver blade.
4. Never forget your silver chain for binding a witch.
5. A spook’s best weapons against the dark are common sense, courage, and the skills and

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How to deal with the dark

1. Conquer your fear.
2. Clear your mind, so that dark magic cannot take hold.
3. Fill your pockets with salt and iron, and always carry a rowan staff with a silver blade.
4. Never forget your silver chain for binding a witch.
5. A spook’s best weapons against the dark are common sense, courage, and the skills and knowledge he learns as an apprentice.

The Spook’s Bestiary is the complete guide to becoming a spook. Learn how to battle the dark, the demons, the witches, and all the things that go bump in the night. Lavishly illustrated and told in the Spook’s own voice, this is a companion to the best-selling Last Apprentice series.

Editorial Reviews

Horn Book
"Anything but tame."
The Times (London)
“Delaney’s mastery of suspense will grip even reluctant readers with his dramatic, beautifully paced prose.”
Horn Book (starred review)
“Anything but tame.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062081148
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
Last Apprentice Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
940,296
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1050L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Joseph Delaney lives in Lancashire, England, in the middle of boggart territory.

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Spook's Bestiary 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Lea3011 More than 1 year ago
Great to read at any point during the series. This book gives a lot of history of all creatures of the dark.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book when you wanna know a little extra about what Tom an the spook faces.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love how it explains things that happen and the creatures in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that the besery would be a good thing to have when you read the other books in the seris. It will definatly help to have it when I reread the seris! :))) ( triple smile )
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read the whole seres and it is awesome! Tome, The spook, and Alice go through so many adventures tigether fightin the dark. Eventually Grimalkin, the mkin clan witch assassin, joins their team to help eventually take down the fiend. War comes to the County and forces the team to flee the county and go fight Lizzy on a County island. I wont spoil the rest so if yiu hvent read them yet dont worry!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Vcfn
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rhis series is addicting!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is this a book?
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Stays true to the series and and ansers unansered questions. Descrides the creatures of the dark in great detail.
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Loo lpo book is cool
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
However said awesome retards. Kiss my butt
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fighting the dark is not my specialty,although I know it is my duty to do so.The Bane is my pet,and I use him against any intruder who dares comes within ahundred feet of my house.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
But will it blend?
STORE NOOKUSER More than 1 year ago
Awesome retards