Verdigris Deep Book Cover Verdigris Deep
Frances Hardinge
Fantasy fiction
Pan Macmillan
7/3/2018 Perth Primary School

From an award-winning author, a wholly original modern classic in the making, with a great, new paperback look.Verdigris n. a blue-green rust that tarnishes ageing and forgotten copper coins, altering them entirely . . . One evening, Ryan and his friends steal some coins from a well. Soon after, strange things begin to happen. Peculiar marks burn on Ryan's knuckles and light bulbs mysteriously explode. Then the well witch appears, with her fountains for eyes and gargled demands. From now on the children must serve her - and the wishes rotting at the bottom of her well. In the tradition of truly fantastic story-telling, VERDIGRIS DEEP is darkly witty, utterly creepy and clever.

Rating: 4

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  1. Go to Perth Primary School (Tasmania) and look in the B block classroom with many games …
    Ryan and his friends stole money from a well but now they will pay the price!
    Maths: How deep do you think the well is?

    Rating: 4

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