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Septimus Heap, Book One: Magyk

By Angie Sage


The first book in the internationally bestselling Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage, featuring the funny and fantastic adventures of a wizard apprentice and his quest to become an ExtraOrdinary Wizard.

New York Times Bestselling Series

“A deliciously spellbinding series opener.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Fun, mystery, and rollicking characters.” —VOYA (starred review)

“Fluent, charismatic storytelling.” —ALA Booklist

Septimus Heap, the seventh son of the seventh son, disappears the night he is born, pronounced dead by the midwife. That same night, the baby's father, Silas Heap, comes across an abandoned child in the snow—a newborn girl with violet eyes. Who is this mysterious baby girl, and what really happened to the Heaps' beloved son Septimus?

The first book in this enthralling series by Angie Sage leads readers on a fantastic journey filled with quirky characters and Magykal charms, potions, and spells. Magyk is the original story of lost and rediscovered identities, rich with humor and heart.


Praises & Awards


Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“This first book in the Septimus Heap series is a cheerful, clever offering.”

Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A deliciously spellbinding series opener.

Child Magazine

“A fresh take on the world of magic.”

Product Details

Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books

Format: Hardcover

On Sale: 03/15/2005

ISBN: 9780060577315

ISBN10: 0060577312

Pages: 576

Trimsize: 7.125 x 5.563 in


JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General

JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories