"Celia Rees's book about a handful of letters which were found in an old quilted blanket - A girl whos mother was killed, burnt alive for witch draft is traveling to America, but the witch hunt which she thought she had escaped, was already there, when her feet touched the banks of the new country.     It was absolutely thrilling, actually missed my stop when I read the book on the subway."  by another reader. I like this book very much, too!

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"Celia Rees's book about a handful of letters which were found in an old quilted blanket - A girl whos mother was killed, burnt alive for witch draft is traveling to America, but the witch hunt which she thought she had escaped, was already there, when her feet touched the banks of the new country. It was absolutely thrilling, actually missed my stop when I read the book on the subway." by another reader. I like this book very much, too!

Celia Rees (born 1949) is an English author of children's literature, including some horror and fantasy books.

Celia Rees (born 1949) is an English author of children's literature, including some horror and fantasy books.

"This novel is based on a traditional ballad of the same name – and one of the very early scenes in this book plays out very close to that ballad. After that, the story takes on a life of its own." #bookreview

"This novel is based on a traditional ballad of the same name – and one of the very early scenes in this book plays out very close to that ballad. After that, the story takes on a life of its own." #bookreview

Hexenkind (Arena Taschenbücher): Amazon.de: Celia Rees, Angelika Eisold-Viebig: Bücher

Hexenkind (Arena Taschenbücher): Amazon.de: Celia Rees, Angelika Eisold-Viebig: Bücher

14 YA Restagings of Classic Works of Literature This isn’t the first modern Twelfth Night adaptation — the hilarious and wholly under-appreciated She’s the Man, a movie starring Amanda Bynes, springs to mind — but Celia Rees’ The Fools Girl keeps the tale in Elizabethan England, and Shakespeare himself is a character.

14 YA Restagings of Classic Works of Literature

14 YA Restagings of Classic Works of Literature This isn’t the first modern Twelfth Night adaptation — the hilarious and wholly under-appreciated She’s the Man, a movie starring Amanda Bynes, springs to mind — but Celia Rees’ The Fools Girl keeps the tale in Elizabethan England, and Shakespeare himself is a character.

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