Cover art for Magyk by Mark Zug
Fans of Harry Potter might enjoy this fun, fast-paced fantasy series.
Septimus Heap is the seventh son of a seventh son, and he is stolen the night he is born. He is pronounced dead by the midwife who steals him, and his parents are left bereft. However, on that same night, Septimus' dad, Silas, finds a new born girl in the forest. He brings her home and the family raise her as their own. But who is she and why was she abandoned? As the years go by, it starts to become clear that the little girl may have important heritage.
When the power hungry forces in the kingdom start to show interest in the Heap family there begins a rollicking chase as the family try and protect themselves.
"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." Good Reads