Groosham Grange () and its sequel The Unholy Grail () are a very fun YA comedy/horror series, written by Anthony Horowitz. It follows the adventures. Thirteen-year-old David Eliot was a disappointment to his parents. But to be sent to Groosham Grange? Hidden away on a lonely island, Groosham Grange is. Groosham Grange [Anthony Horowitz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Thirteen-year-old David Eliot was a disappointment to his parents.

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The next day David is sent to his new school but when he gets he makes some new friends but little do they know everything is not what it seems.

Book Review: Groosham Grange by Anthony Horowitz

Looking for More Great Reads? But it isn’t really fair to compare it to the Harry Potter books seeing as this one was written first. Byt maybe I shouldn’t have done that, because it has lost his magic.

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Groosham Grange Anthony Horowitz

This book is like Harry Potter, but more brutal and wickedly funny. Throughout the year, David had worked hard to earn the most points so he could walk away with the Grail. Return to Book Page. While the story is not very deep, it is entertaining and the experienced groosbam will end soon. To help you find what you’re looking for, see similar items below.

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Students disappear from the library, and the teachers don’t seem to be human. New pupils are made to sign their names in blood; the French teacher disappears every full moon; the assistant headmaster keeps something very chilling in his room Sent to Groosham Grange as a last grosham by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed.

Read it Forward Read it first. The Land of Neverendings. I love Anthony Horowitz, but sometimes you need to read books for children when you’re a child. It’s based on a remote island called Skrull Island off the Norfolk coast and even has secret underground passages. The humour is wicked and I am not sure about the early bits of humour, which seem to revolve around extreme forms of domestic violence.

Aug 12, Chris Horsefield rated it it was ok. The ending doesn’t add up, and we are never given the main character’s thought process, so it just leaves you feeling like, “What the heck? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? While he’s reading, he’s suddenly pushed from the window, however he survives as he gets tangled in some vines growing on the walls of the East Tower.

David rgange puts up with family life at Wiernotta Mews, but rebels at Groosham Grange, fighting for what he thinks is his life and soul; but his soul was in danger of being lost long before then.


A soccer ball made of. He also sees homing bats in the tower – which he deduces must be sending secret messages to the Bishop of Bletchley.

I think you have a winner here–just don’t give up Alex Rider!! If they were in a non haunted forest they may have not as been as weirded out. You can tell that Horowitz is a screen writer; there were so many passages at the beginning that read like a movie. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: This page was last groohsam on 7 Octoberat More books for 9 – 11 year olds. This school, located on Skrull Island, an island off Norfolk, earnestly invites David to enter it.

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Aug 14, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. Aug 21, Saar The Book owl rated it liked it Shelves: InAnthony was awarded an OBE for services to literature. On the day of prize-giving, Vincent is finally awarded the Grail but as soon as the parents leave from the prize-giving ceremony, sudden destruction starts. Teagle have won awards for being evil Suitable for 9 – 11 years.

His son Cassian is already a seasoned actor, having appeared in three of his shows, and Nicholas, his oldest son, has helped Anthony to research the Alex Rider books by trying his hand at everything from scuba-diving to snowboarding and surfing!