• Publication date: 25/06/2020
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781788421447
  • eBook ISBN: 9781788421461
The Darkwood Series 2

Such Big Teeth

Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

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If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise.

The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends journey into the hostile mountains of the north, seeking new allies in their fight against the huntsmen. There they find Gilde the Bear Witch, along with a Werewolf named Scarlett and a winged man named Hex. Meanwhile, Hansel and Daisy set off on a dangerous trip of their own to the Citadel, where they end up in the middle of a political battle for the future of the whole country.

Can Gretel and her friends persuade Gilde to join forces, or at least stop fighting them at every step? Can Hansel find a way to heal the land’s divisions and make the huntsmen change their ways before disaster strikes them all? And how did Trevor the spider get hold of a wig? Discover the answers to all these questions and more in Such Big Teeth.

Venture into the Darkwood in this modern fairy tale that will bewitch adults and younger readers alike.

Praise for Gabby Hutchinson Crouch:

‘Gabby is one of the funniest writers I know.’ Sarah Millican

‘…very funny. If you like Terry Pratchett, or think gothic fairytales should have more LOLs, ’tis the book for ye.’ Greg Jenner

‘I have read this and it is great. Pratchetty fun for all the family.’ Lucy Porter

‘…magical, surprising and funny.’ Jan Ravens

What people are saying about the Darkwood series:

Clever and funny and so very very entertaining. I would encourage everyone of every age to go ahead and read Darkwood.’

‘Completely fabulous, can’t wait for the rest of the series.’

‘A fun, exciting, action-packed story that once I started reading I couldn’t put down.’

‘I loved the mix of humour and fantasy, the tongue in cheek style of writing and the quirky characters.’ 

‘I could go on and on about how much I love this book and why.’

‘A delightful new mashup of old familiar fairy tale characters and themes, with loads of originality and memorable characters. … I think this may well turn into one of my all-time favourites.’

‘…incredible! It made me laugh out loud in several places, but also managed to pull off some intricate themes around power and bigotry – I adored the characters and the fun, genre-savvy writing.’

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