Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact

written by A.J. Hartley ; illustrated by Emily Osborne.

Eleven-year-old Darwen Arkwright has spent his whole life in a tiny town in England. So when he is forced to move to Atlanta, Georgia, to live with his aunt, he knows things will be different-but what he finds there is beyond even his wildest imaginings! Darwen discovers an enchanting world through the old mirror hanging in his closet-a world that holds as many dangers as it does wonders. Scrobblers on motorbikes with nets big enough to fit a human boy. Gnashers with no eyes, but monstrous mouths full of teeth. Flittercrakes with bat-like bodies and the faces of men. Along with his new friends Rich and Alexandra, Darwen becomes entangled in an adventure and a mystery that involves the safety of his entire school. They soon realize that the creatures are after something in our world-something that only human children possess. "Fantastic, surprising fun!" -R. L. Stine


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David HealeyPosted March 5, 2013

Meet Darwen Arkwright, an unusual name that suits the unlikely hero of A.J. Hartley's new series for younger teens. In "Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact," Darwen finds himself transplanted from England to his aunt's home in Georgia after his p...

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