"Ming and Poppy's journey takes them over sidewalk cracks and dancing shadows, past honking horns and crowded crosswalks. They greet old friends and make new ones, while sharing stories, secrets, and the sting of painful words"--
'I would like to make things beautiful, but a tawdry and repulsive kind of beauty. A braver sort than people have from birth. Sexy zombies on a bicep. That sort of thing.' Ces longs to be a tattoo artist and embroider skin with beautiful images. But for now she's just trying to reach adulthood without falling apart. Powerful, poetic and disturbing, Needlework is a girl's meditation on her efforts to maintain her bodily and spiritual integrity in the...
Dark, feminist, witchy retellings of traditional fairytales – not for the fainthearted. Written for a teen audience from one of Ireland's leading writers for young people. Intricately illustrated with black and white line drawings.
5) The Hatching
So what is the most innocent, least spooky thing you can imagine? An egg, right? Right. It's perfectly smooth all over. It's totally natural. It can't talk. It can't put a curse on you. It doesn't have a soul so it can't haunt you. Hah! Wrong! How about an egg that just won't go away. Or one that hatches and out comes … Read the book and find out – if you dare! Book 8 in the Nightmare Club series, featuring the breakfast item from hell – an...