The Pinhoe Egg
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The Pinhoe Egg

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Description

Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones favourite, featuring Chrestomanci - now a book with extra bits!


Spells always have consequences and it's Chrestomanci's job to make sure everything is safely under control. Even so, in the village around Chrestomanci Castle, all sorts of secret magical misuse is going on. And when Cat Chant finds the Pinhoe egg, chaos is just the beginning!


A masterpiece of magic, mayhem and mirth!
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 27mm | 300g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. ill. by Tim Stevens.
  • 0007228554
  • 9780007228553
  • 99,859

Review quote

"...Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, plenty of magic and imaginative array of alternate worlds. Yet, at the same time, a great seriousness is present in all of her novels, a sense of urgency that links Jones's most outrageous plots to her readers' hopes and fears..."
Publishers Weekly


"Truly magical - guaranteed to leave you gasping - even hotter than Potter"
The Bookseller


"Diana Wynne Jones could teach Stephen King and JK Rowling a thing or two ... [she] has a skill for inserting just the right amount of detail in her written words, leaving you satiated but not stuffed." SFX
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About Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011) spent her childhood in Essex and began writing fantasy novels for children in the 1970s. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she enthralled generations of children and adults with her work. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children's Book Award in 1981 and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal.
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Rating details

8,453 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 37% (3,098)
4 39% (3,307)
3 20% (1,729)
2 3% (271)
1 1% (48)
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