Shortlisted for the World Fantasy Awards, these eighteen spellbinding tales from top authors have been brewed together for the witching hour...
A stellar cast of acclaimed fantasy writers weave spellbinding tales that bring the world of witches to life. Boasting over 70 awards between them, including a Newbery Medal, five Hugo Awards and a Carnegie Medal, the authors delve into the realms of magic to explore all things witchy...From familiars that talk, to covens that offer dark secrets to explore, these are tales to tickle the hair on the back of your neck and send shivers down your spine.
Be truly spooked by these stunning stories by Diana Peterfreund, Frances Hardinge, Garth Nix, Holly Black, Charles de Lint, Tanith Lee, Neil Gaiman, Ellen Klages, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, Patricia A. McKillip, Tim Pratt, M. Rickert, Isobelle Carmody, Jane Yolen, Jim Butcher, Peter S. Beagle and Margo Lanagan.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Editor Jonathan Strahan lives in Perth, Western Australia. He is an Aurealis Award winning editor, anthologist and book reviewer. Authors contributing to UNDER MY HAT come from all over the world - including the UK, US, Australia and Canada.
The quality of the writing is uniformly high ... and the range of themes and subjects is wide and highly imaginative. It's a perfect Halloween read but also an inspirational introduction to the wider world of fantasy writing - bridging the gap between children's and adult fiction.', Daily Mail
'There's a witchy figure to suit everyone in this sparkling collection of short stories, but when you pick it up, expect the unexpected', We Love This Book
'This collection contains stories about friendship, love and family, but, most importantly, they are all also about witches', Recommended Reads, Children's Books Ireland
'The joy of this book is that each of the stories in it adds something new to our idea of what a witch might be... This is a varied, imaginative, and well-crafted collection ... and will appeal to all readers, not only those who already have a taste for the fantastic.', Booktrust