Howl of the Black Shuck (Paperback)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a village without parents?Every day, honorary Grandpa Gabriel, governor of Casterville, gathers the village children together to tell them stories. Their favorite is about the village down the road and how it survived the deaths of the parents and everyone over the age of fifteen except a blind man and a wizard. How they learn to rely on one another to grow food and to live life day by day while answering the questions of: Who is the black shuck and why is feared? How does the village establish leadership? Watch out, the ex-bully is hungry and doesn't want to work. What is the story behind the weaver's daughter and her mysterious request from Gabriel? Three kids get lost in the woods. Will they survive? Who stole a stack of dishes from the village kitchen? Join the kids from the Village of Casterville as they listed to these and other stories in what is the first of many volumes.