‘This is set to fast become one of the most read books on my shelves!’Every year, in the village of Gavaldon, two children are kidnapped. One is Good, the other Evil. They are taken to the School for Good and Evil and eventually graduate into fairy tales. One year, village beauty Sophie and her ‘friend’, ugly, solitary Agatha are chosen to be stolen from their families. Sophie is delighted – she’s always dreamed of being a princess; Agatha can’t wait escape to get back to her family and cat. However, once they arrive there’s an even greater surprise in store. Sophie, lovely Sophie, who befriended a witch and has princess hair, is dropped into Evil, while Agatha is invited into Good! Before parting, the two unlikely friends vow to help each other escape but Sophie has other ideas. Although desperate to escape Evil, she only wants to be transferred into Good – she has no intention of ever returning home.I really enjoyed this book – it was the type that I just had to read from beginning to end as soon as it arrived! The plot propelled me all the way through and though I was sort of expecting it, …read more

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