Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers. Infected by a rare strain of magic, they are unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Terrified and confused, their only hope lies with the Sanctuary. Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are needed now more than ever.And then there’s the small matter of Kitana. A normal teenage girl who, along with her normal teenage friends, becomes infected. Becomes powerful. Becomes corrupted. Wielding the magic of gods, they’re set to tear the city apart unless someone stands up against them.
The competition is open until midnight 22th September 2012 and to enter you have to be a UK resident. There is only one entry allowed per person. The winner will be selected at random. I will number each entry and then use the random number generator to pick the winner. Please make sure to supply your email address when you leave the comment on the blog because if not we can’t contact you to let you know you have won :o( Once the winner has been chosen I will pass on the winner’s email address to the PR agent for Skulduggery Pleasant so they can contact the winner to find out the delivery address. Please note that I accept no responsibility for delivery of the prize – this is down to the PR agency for whom I am running the giveaway.
* I have not been paid to host this competition but I did receive a copy of Kingdom Of the Wicked to say thanks for hosting this giveaway.
The competition winner is Suzanne who wrote comment number 68. You were picked using a random number generator. Well done on winning the set of 7 books. Hope you enjoy reading them. I will pass your email address on to the PR agent for whom I hosted the competition.
My favourite book was The Faraway Tree, and also Charlotte’s Web – it was lovely to then get to read them with my daughter again a few years ago 🙂 Please enter me into the competition, thanks, although last time I won a childrens book on another blog it never arrived lol
The Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton. I used to read it over and over again!
Abject apologies, but I put my email address instead of my name in my first post. Could you delete it, please.
My favourite book was the faraway tree too! I also loved the Narnia books, and Mrs Pepperpot. I’ve read the first Skulduggery Pleasant book to my son, but we don’t have the rest, so please enter me!
TREASURE ISLAND SUCH AN ADVENTURE
My favourite book was Anne of Green Gables. I read it over and over, but when I was very young I had a copy of Peter Pan and loved looking at the lovely colourful pictures. The story really captured my imagination.
Boy, by Roald Dahl
I was a huge fan of Enid Blyton – especially her Famous Five books! I remember my favourite book was Five go to Billycock Hill!
My fav was watership down even though it was a little dark!
The nightmare before christmas
when I was about 12 years old I read Little Women for the first time – I’ve read it many times since then !! – and now my own daughter has read and enjoyed it. Wonderful!
Have read it a hundred times – What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge. Reread it again recently now I’m all growd up and it’s still fantastic.
James and the Giant Peach…loved it!
I loved all the Famous Five books. They were and still are brilliant x
I loved Roald Dahl books and my favourite was Matilda.
I had loads of fav books.. but my all time fav author was Enid Blyton.. Gosh, Im showing my age 🙂
My favourite book is 1984 by George Orwell. It’s dark and harrowing but shows the human soul and love for what it should be!
My favourite childhood (or teen!) books were Sweet Valley High. I was totally obsessed with them and remember being excited when the library had copies that I hadn’t previously read! 🙂
Please enter me into the competition.
I loved reading the famous five and was quite jealous that I couldn’t have suck exciting adventures!
The BFG by Roald Dahl.
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My fave books were the pony club books. Next best thing to the pony I always wanted!!
My favourite was The Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton
fantastic mr fox
My favourite books were the Magic Faraway Tree, Stig of the Dump, and anything by Roald Dahl!
I loved the famous five books in fact make that most Enid Blyton books 🙂 I would very much like to enter your competition please 😉
Any Roald Dahl book for me, especially Fantastic Mr Fox and The BFG
I had many many favourites, but I think most of all I loved the ‘Adventure’ series by Enid Blyton, and the faraway tree books. Can’t wait to read them all again with my little boy
my favourite book was the lion,the witch & the wardrobe. I read it so many times
The Lion the witch and the wardrobe
My favourite book as a child was ‘Heidi’ I really wanted to be that little girl living in the mountains, it just sounded so simple.
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My favourite book was The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton, l read them all and still have them over 40 years later!
Lazybones was my favourite book when i was a child (and if im honest it still is)
I loved the Mallory Towers books by Enid Blyton.
My favourite books were Enid Blyton books – Amelia Jane, Famous Five, the Wishing Chair – now I can revisit some of these stories reading to my children
I loved all the Roald Dahl books when I was really young and the fell in love with Michelle Magorians books after seeing ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ on tv and immedietly going out to buy the book 🙂
My favourite book was The adventures of Mr Pink-Whistle by Enid Blyton.
My favourite book would be either one of the ladybird books (which were really great) or the i Spy books!
Red Riding Hood!
I always loved “The owl who was afraid of the dark” by Jill Tomlinson
Please enter me in the competion
Any thing by Enid Blyton
i loved mrs pepperpot books
I had loads of favourites, I was a real bookworm! But the ones I still have now all these years later because I can’t part from them are the Faraway Tree books by Enid Blyton, Dr Seuss books, and 3 Heidi books that were given to me at the age of 4 when my little sister Heidi was born!
I loved all rhoald dahl booksx
My childhood favourite was treasure island!
i used to love the secret seven
the famous five
Alice in wonderland through the looking glass
My favorite books were the Famous Five and Secret Seven, just loved them
As a kid I loved anything by Enid Blyton, The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, Mallory Towers, St Clares books, I enjoyed escaping to another world on reading them, happy days!
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton, also enjoyed re-reading to my children.
Anything written by Enid Blyton really .
The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe
My Dad and I used to read Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, which I still love reading to my daughter. I also loved the Nancy Drew series.
My favourite book was George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. An amazing story by an amazing author.
The magic faraway tree.
The Magic Faraway Tree by Blyton!
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory
It has to be Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. I am now reading it to my 7 year son and enjoying it all over again.
I loved all of Enid Blyton’s books
All of the Narnia books, anything by Enid Blyton, Nancy Drew, Charlottes web, and a book called The Stream that stood Still.
the hungry caterpillar
Please enter me in the competition.
These seem to be well written, imaginative books reminiscent of books such as those by Jules Verne. They deserve to be classics.
i loved roald dahl, jacqueline wilson, enid blyton a wide variey of books
THe Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton
My favourite was The Witches by Roald Dahl
Enter My favourite book was The Northern Lights 🙂
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My favourite book was The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
Rupert bear books
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
I loved wartime stories like ‘Carrie’s War’ by Nina Bawden or ‘Homecoming’ by Michelle Magorian, and anything by Roald Dahl!
Naughty Amelia Jane – Enid Blyton
Rhoald Dahl Matilda
I loved the Famous Five books
My favourite book from childhood is gargling with jelly by Brian pattern. Fab poetry book! I still read it now!
My favourite books were Stig of the Dump and Tom’s midnight Garden. loved them
The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley, read it again not so long ago and still love it!
Noddy Goes To School! Enid Blyton, Halcyon Days of Innocence, Until the Liberals made guilt a way of life for western humanity!
My favourite book was the little red riding hood
the very hungrey caterpillar, love reading it to my kids now!
the secret garden
the enchanted wood series by enid blyton – i still read them now to my children.
loved Narnia Series, especially Aslan
The railway children! I know what you’re thinking, but No, seriously when I first got that book I thought the same and thats why I kept it stored away for years, I thought the name of the books boring enough, forget that! Then one day when i was bored ‘really bored’ I just so happened to open it and read the first page And I was hooked after that. Its brilliant and now I feel bad 🙁
I loved all the Enid Blyton and Judy Blume books, hope to pass them on to my daughter when she gets a bit older.
My favourite childhood books were the Secret Seven series.
I loved What Katy Did and that series
my fave was enid blyton magic faraway tree and the narnia series
I loved the secret garden and was always looking for a hidden gate!
The entire Mr Men series, but Mr Strong is probably still my favourite, I can’t cook an egg without thinking of Mr Strong!
Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale of The Ugly Duckling
The Jolly Postman, its still one of my favourites now! my daughters love it
George’s Marvellous Medicine was, and still is, my favourite book.
my favourite book was the secret seven, i loved to imagion being in the adventures.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
the folk of the faraway tree ! i loved moonface lol
loved the famous five books by enid blyton
I absolutely loved all the Mr Men books, so much so that I have now gone on to buy the set for my own children 😀
My favourite was Esio Trot by Roald Dahl. Although I loved all of his as a child!
I loved Matilda by Roald Dahl – read it all in one night, hiding under my duvet with a torch!
My favourite books were the Malory Towers ones by Enid Blyton
I loved The Lord of the Rings triology. I read it when I was 12 and then about 4 or 5 times a year until I had children 🙂
I remember reading a book called april fools and I really liked it. I remember being scared by it though!
jaqauline wilson books
Anne of green gables
I loved The Faraway tree series 🙂
My favourite book as a child was The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. My Primary 6 teacher read it to us as a treat on a Friday afternoon and we were enthralled by the story and couldn’t wait until the next week for another instalment.
i used to love the nacy drew detective stories
I cant decide between the 3 so will have to put them all, Goodnight Mr Tom,,, Stig of the Dump and Fantastic Mr Fox
i favourite books was mr men books xx
I loved the Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
Great prize, my favourite book from when I was younger was and possibly still is The Mystery of the Missing Man by Enid Blyton
the magic faraway tree
I read lots of Enid Blyton, before the Hobbit became my favourite.
When i was little The Ladybird books were my favourite – Magic Stone, Shoemakers Elves, Magic Porridge Pot etc …..when i was a little older i couldnt get enough of the Sweet Valley High and Point Horror!
Keep having urges to start and collect them all when i see the odd one at a carboot sale!! LOL
Thanks for the chance to win – i have 4 sons who would love these books!
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I liked the series The Little Vampire by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg
Five Run Away Together
the lion, the witch and the wardrobe was always my favourite book
Lots of favourite books including all the Famous Five ones, but as an older child I was mad on the Hobbit.
When I was very little I used to really love the Mary Mouse books by Enid Blyton
The Jolly Postman
Love your blog too 🙂
the Patchwork Cat by Nicola Bayley
Alice In Wonderland was my favourite
Secret Seven, Mallory Towers & What Katy did Next were all my favourites.
Mine was “The Colour of Magic” by Terry Pratchett.
As a child i loved Carlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Twits
The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton. It never grows old!
My favourite book was The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub.
My favourite books were the Borrower series
I loved the choose your own adventure books, never got bored of them x
The worst witch loved that book 😉
Please enter me into the competition.
My favourite books were the Amelia Jane books by Enid Blyton.
I loved the Mallory Towers books, lashings of ginger beer and midnight feasts!
My favourite was Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian. I actually still remember clearly reading it for the first time when I was 7 and I have re-read it again every year since then. My original copy got so worn out that I bought another.
The best bit was when I was older I actually got to meet the author who was lovely and also signed all my books and was thrilled to see my original copy was so well read 🙂
Enid Blyton the Faraway tree, I loved all her books – probably still do 😀
I was totally mad on all Enid Blyton books!
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
I loved the Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton and then the Hobbit by JRR Tolkien.
The Hobbit was and is a favourite. Loved the adventures he went on.
I loved the Pippi Longstocking stories by Astrid Lindgren – I have a nine year old that always wears her hair in two plaits and always call her pippi and she gets really annoyed with me.
The malory Towers series by Enid Blyton, I could read all of them one after the other in a day with a plate of bread covered in mayonaise (so I could join in the midnight feasts ;))
The famous five. The books were so exciting!
Has to be the far away tree have just read it again to my daughter x
I loved all the Famous Five books by Enid Blyton 🙂
My favourite book was The Elves and the Shoemaker
Gosh favourite childrens book, there are sooooo many to choose from but my absolute favourite would have to be Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeildt. As a ballerina I dreamed of performing on the stage and read this book over and over again.
I was obsessed with Mallory Towers by Enid Blyton!
I loved the Enid Blyton Famous Five books.
My Favourite Books were the Magic Faraway Books by Enid Blyton
i was an absolute bookworm as a child but my alltime favourite book must be The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe!
I loved the Nancy Drew mysteries 🙂
My favourites were The Faraway Tree and also Georges Marvellous Medicine
too many to choose from, I was such a book worm, but I especially loved Mallory Towers (Enid Blyton), Teddy Robinson (when I was quite small) and Flossie Teacake (as I got older). I also had all the Secret 7 books which I reread and reread. Oh, and not forgetting Roald Dahl, of which The BFG was my favourite 🙂
I loved anything by Enid Blyton, we still have all my old books.
Anything by Enid Blyton. Even now every now and again I’ll re-read all the books again. My favourites were the Famous Five, The Mystery Series and the Adventure Series
The Faraway Tree – I am reading it with my son at the moment!
I devoured books when I was a child – I loved Nancy Drew and The secret Seven
I used to enjoy reading the “… Adventure” books by Willard Price. Apparently they have all been “modernised”, but I don’t know if that is a good thing or not. Presumably there were some politically incorrect things in the originals.
Naughty Amelia Jane by Enid Blyton … modelled myself on her!!!!
I love the Albert Bear books, he got into all sorts of situations and it was so much fun to see him get himself in and back out of trouble
I too was a big Magic Faraway Books fan. Was so surprised when I saw the new covers 🙂
I used to enjoy reading the sweet valley high books.
I loved The Borrowers I used to imagine they lived in my dollhouse!
My favourite book was the aristocats
Its hard to choose a favourite book but I loved Alice though the Looking Glass
My all time favourite childhood book was The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton, still have the collection here.
charlie and the chocolate factory is one of thebest stories
James and the Giant peach… Classic !
loved the famous five books
Charlie and the chocolate factory, absolute favourite , still is …
The Witches by Roald Dahl
the very hungry caterpillar
I had too many favourites.
Please enter me into the competition. x
The Borrowers was my favourite book, always wanted to find one in my own house!
My favourite book is actually one my mum wrote just for me! She wrote about an evil warlock called Maddening Gloome, who turned girls into trees and boys into birds! My mum wrote a whole series of them. They were short stories and never failed to keep me enthralled.I now tell them to my own four children and love that they love them the way I did, and still do.
Ps. Great giveaway, thank-you.
Try Rick Riordan for a modern yarn………
Dad gave me a copy of Endil Swit it was brilliant
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My favourite book was The Magic Faraway Tree. What makes it even more special is that my daughter is now reading this in school and loves it just as much as I did 😀
Charlie and Chocolate factory or The witches 🙂
I used to love anything by Enid Blyton, especially The Naughtiest Girl in School series!
My favourite book to read as a child was Charlie and the chocolate factory 🙂 xx
Wow just one book ? I have so many favourites, The Lion witch and the wardrobe, Enid Blytons Fantastic five, Danielle Steeles Kaliedoscope, John Sauls Suffer the children. Oh so many books i just love reading
I loved Heidi!
My favourite book was Mr Bump from the Mr Men series- my daughters love it too now!
My favourite story was charlottes web I have read this to my children who also love it 🙂
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The Duncton series by Willam Horwood – quite heavy-going as a child but amazing. 🙂
snow white and rose red
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I loved Little Women, I still have my mum’s copy signed by my grandad at Christmas 1951!
Loved Enid Blyton (too many stories to mention). Enjoy reading them with my son too.
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. I lost count of how many times I read it.
Enid Blyton – Five Go To Smuggler’s Top
i loved the books by beatrice potter
My favourite books were The Adventure Series by Enid Blyton
the enormous turnip
The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton.
the adventures of tom sawyer
The worst witch by Jill Murphy
TheLion Witch and the Wardrobe..I am 60 and still read it at least once a year. Also bought it for my children and grandchildren. It has stood the test of time.
My favourite book was George’s Marvellous Medicine.