An old-fashioned rattling good yarn, full of extraordinary characters and gloriously rich language
A gem from the top-class author of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Joan Aiken is a superb storyteller. Even when her stories touch on the dark, mystical side, they pull children with with fascination, not fear
Fog Hounds: 'Spellbinding adventures which are modern fairy tales.'
A collection of manageably short but grippingly exciting tales that will have (children) coming back for more.
Joan Aiken is one of the most remarkable writers in modern children's fiction.