The seventh son of the seventh son, aptly named Septimus Heap, is stolen the night he is born by a midwife who pronounces him dead. That same night, the baby's father, Silas Heap, comes across a bundle in the snow containing a new born girl with violet eyes. The Heaps take this helpless newborn into their home, name her Jenna, and raise her as their own. But who is this myster ious baby girl, and what really happened to their beloved son Septimus?
The first book in this enthralling new series by Angie Sage leads readers on a fantastic journey filled with quirky characters and magykal charms, potions, and spells. magyk is an original story of lost and rediscovered identities, rich with humor and heart.
“This first book in the Septimus Heap series is a cheerful, clever offering.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Heads–up, Harry, there’s a new young wizard on his way up…A quick–reading, stand–alone, deliciously spellbinding series opener.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A fresh take on the world of magic.”