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The Last Apprentice Goes Hollywood

It’s an exciting week on the 23rd floor: We–and the rest of the world–got our first sneak peek at The Seventh Son, the movie based on Joseph Delaney’s terrifyingly good Last Apprentice series. We’ve been dying to see Jeff Bridges as the Spook and Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin, and the photo in USA Today [...]

Videos We Love: GRIMALKIN THE WITCH ASSASSIN

By now you know that Joseph Delaney’s deliciously scary–and internationally best-selling–series The Last Apprentice is being made into movie called The Seventh Son. You probably have been making your casting guesses. Well, tear yourself away from obsessively checking the IMDB page for news (can it get any better than Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, and [...]

Happy Halloween!

Patrick Arrasmith is hard at work on the illustrations for the ninth Last Apprentice book: Grimalkin the Witch Assassin. As he sketched the ideas, he put all of the illustrations from the previous books on the wall of his studio, to make sure he didn’t do anything too similar. And so, for your Halloween viewing [...]

Shenanigans/rascality/monkeyshines with Webster’s

We’re not sure who’s noticed this, but at least once in each of Joe Delaney’s truly scary Last Apprentice books, Tom spins his silver chain widdershins. Or the Spook (or a witch shrieking and howling with blood lust) turns widdershins. By now, the word is deeply embedded in the Greenwillow vocabulary—“Bring that chair widdershins around [...]