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The Thirteen Curses

Written by Michelle Harrison

Key Stage 3 Fantasy / Magical

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Sequel to the award-winning The Thirteen Treasures, this shows just about how disagreeable fairies can get! Red returns determined to find her brother and get him back. To do so she must find a way to enter the fairy realm. Having done so, she agrees to a challenge set by the fairy court. Red’s challenge is to find the thirteen charms from the bracelet, but will she be able to do it? Back in the real world, and helped by her friends Tanya and Fabian, Red sets out on her desperate and dangerous quest. Not only are the charms now twisted but the fairies are definitely not to be trusted... If you’ve yet to read The Thirteen Treasures, then we urge you to do so.  It was one of our bestselling novels of 2009 for 11-13 year olds.

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The Thirteen Curses Synopsis

The Thirteen Treasures have become the Thirteen Curses. When fairies stole her brother, Red vowed to get him back. Now trapped in the fairy realm, she begs an audience with the fairy court where she strikes a bargain. Her brother will be returned - but only if she can find the thirteen charms of Tanya's bracelet that have been scattered in the human world. Returning to Elvesden Manor, Red is assisted by Tanya and Fabian and a desperate hunt begins. Soon they make a shocking discovery. The charms now have twisted qualities of the thirteen treasures they represent...and the longer they are missing the worse the consequences will be. Can Red, Tanya and Fabian find all the charms? And even if they do, will the fairies keep their promise?

The thrilling trilogy comprises...

The Thirteen Treasures

The Thirteen Curses

The Thirteen Secrets

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471121685
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Michelle Harrison
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3
Topics: Fantasy / Magical

About Michelle Harrison

Michelle Harrison is a full time author who lives in Essex. Her first novel, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and is published in sixteen countries including the UK. It was followed by The Thirteen Curses and The Thirteen Secrets. Michelle has since written Unrest,  a ghost story for older readers and One Wish, a prequel to the Thirteen Treasures books. The Other Alice is her sixth novel. Michelle's path to becoming a writer was inspired by stories told by her sisters as she was growing up, one of which was so vivid it prompted her ...

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