The War of the Witches

By Maite Carranza
(Bloomsbury USA Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781599901022, 352pp.)

Publication Date: May 27, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Outsider Anaíd leads a solitary life in a small village in the Pyrenees with her mother Selene. She does not suspect there is anything particularly strange about her family, aside from her mother’s personal eccentricities . . . until one day Selene disappears without a trace and Anaíd is confronted with a shocking truth, her mother is a witch, prophesied to be the chosen one to end an ancient war between two feuding clans.

About the Author

Maite Carranza studied anthropology and worked as a teacher before deciding to focus on literature, writing fiction as well as television and movie scripts. She has written more than forty books for children, and lives in Barcelona, Spain.

Noel Baca-Castex (translator) was born in Argentina and has a degree in Spanish-English translation. After working in publishing for more than ten years in Buenos Aires and New York, she now freelances full-time in West Orange, New Jersey.

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