Sent to Groosham Grange as a last resort by his parents, David Eliot quickly discovers that his new school is a very weird place indeed. 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...What's the meaning of the black rings everyone wears? Where do the other pupils vanish to at night? Most important of all, how on earth can David get away - alive?
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most popular contemporary children's writers, and his Alex Rider series is enjoyed by millions of readers worldwide. He is also the author of the highly acclaimed Diamond Brothers detective stories, as well as the bestselling The Power of Five books. Anthony has won many major awards including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards and the Red House Children's Book Award. In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He also writes extensively for TV, with programmes including Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders and most recently Collision. Anthony lives in London, EC2.