(1st) Griselda Heppel

Griselda Heppel is an award-winning children's author. Her first book, Ante’s Inferno, won both the Children’s category of the People’s Book Prize and a Silver WishingShelf Award, and came runner-up in Writing Magazine’s Self-publishing awards.

COMING IN APRIL 2021: The Fall of a Sparrow - a haunting tale set in a spooky, old-fashioned school. Sent away to Ashstone House, run by a mysterious great-aunt, 11-year-old Eleanor makes friends with a strange, gawky little boy. In no time at all she's drawn into a dark web of family history, and events take an ever more dangerous turn. 

‘Griselda Heppel is a born storyteller. Your children will love her books and, to be honest, so will you.’ The Wishing Shelf Book Awards

In Ante's Inferno, an accident on a balcony plunges 12 year-old Antonia on a dark journey through the classical Underworld, accompanied by her enemy, Florence, and Gil - a boy who died 100 years before the story begins. Attacked by monsters and demons, Ante and her companions battle their way through rivers of fire and ice all the way to the heart of Hell, in a quest to solve the riddle of Gil's death

‘A really clever idea combining elements of World War 1 and Dante’s Inferno... I see it as a movie!’  Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries and The Pinkerton Mysteries series.  

'An exciting adventure and a story of misunderstandings and friendship, enhanced by the intermingling Greek mythology.' Juno Magazine.

TheTragickall History of Henry Fowst tackles the Faust legend, weaving Elizabethan magic, demons and historical mystery into the everyday life of an ordinary boy. Thirteen year-old Henry Fowst will do anything to overcome his problems, even follow some weird instructions in an old diary, telling you how to summon a demon to your aid....

‘A cleverly constructed mystery... this historical time slip novel is an enjoyable and exciting read.’ The Historical Novel Society.

‘Really engaged me from the very first page... a recommended treat to read, especially around Halloween time or after dark...’ Mr Ripley’s Enchanted Books

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